The Fresh Coast Film Festival

A documentary film festival celebrating the outdoor lifestyle, water-rich environment and resilient spirit of the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest.

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The Fresh Coast Film Festival is the first of its kind: a documentary film festival celebrating the outdoor lifestyle, water-rich environment and resilient spirit of the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest. The festival will gather the best in adventure cinema from around the world while creating a venue for, and building a culture of, Great Lakes storytelling.

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Submit A Film

We're looking for outdoor and adventure films based in the Midwest. Learn more our our submission process.

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Sponsorship

Whether you'd like to be in the opening credits, have a banner at the film, or bring your own ideas, we have many sponsorship partnerships available.

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Volunteer

We couldn't make all this happen without the help of many volunteers. We're looking for enthusiastic people to help sell tickets, coordinate events, and spread the good word.

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