Directed by Ken Dixon
From this wild crew to you, thank you. Thank you for braving the cold and the rain to come out and watch films with us. Thank you for showing up to early morning tours. Thank you for laughing with us, and thank you for joining in the inspiration and admiration we feel from this place we’re so lucky to call home. Thank you for making Fresh Coast Film Festival 2023 the best yet.
Come back next year. We're doing it all again Oct. 17-20, 2024!
Oh, and we're already accepting films for 2024.
Did you enjoy your Fresh Coast experience? Consider making a donation to keep Fresh Coast vibrant and resilient for years to come.
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 environmental and cultural filmmaking from around the world while creating a venue for, and building a culture of, Great Lakes storytelling.
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Submit A Film
I have a Film
We're looking for outdoor and adventure films based in the Midwest. Learn more about our submission process.
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.
I Can Help
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.