Will Call #19 — Getting Reel with Wind-Up Fest

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Artistic Director Paul Sturtz and Managing Director Sandra Thomas discuss the new format, film making, and efforts to make the Wind-Up Fest increasingly inclusive.

"Uncertain," directed by Anna Sandilands and Ewan McNicol, will be shown Saturday, October 17, at 3:00 p.m. at the '62 Center for Theatre and Dance; publicity photo. Afterwards, Local Pulitzer-Prize winning writer Elizabeth Kolbert (The Sixth Extinction) speaks with the directors about nature out of balance.

“Uncertain,” directed by Anna Sandilands and Ewan McNicol, will be shown Saturday, October 17, at 3:00 p.m. at the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance; publicity photo. Afterwards, Local Pulitzer-Prize winning writer Elizabeth Kolbert (The Sixth Extinction) speaks with the directors about nature out of balance.

Since 1999,the Williamstown Film Festival has brought the finest contemporary films, directors and actors to the pastoral hills of the Berkshires. Each Film Festival season aimed to honor film’s history while concurrently celebrating the present cultural moment.

Artistic Director of Wind-Up Fest Paul Sturtz is re-imagining the festival as a celebration of non-fiction during his first year; submitted photo.

Artistic Director of Wind-Up Fest Paul Sturtz is re-imagining the festival as a celebration of non-fiction during his first year; submitted photo.

Wind-Up Fest, Williamstown Film Festival 2.0, shifts the focus to a core of world-class documentary films and their makers, while re-envisioning the festival as a celebration of nonfiction in all of its forms in a truly northern Berkshires experience, incorporating venues across Williamstown and North Adams. It is an enchanted expedition to the fiery core of nonfiction, guided by the world’s most compelling creators of documentaries, podcasts, long-form journalism, live performance and storytelling.

Enter the word “earlybird” into the promo code box when you buy your Wind-Up Fest pass online to get a sizable discount.

“Uncertain” trailer

UNCERTAIN – Film Trailer from Lucid Inc. on Vimeo.

“Of Men and War” trailer

Of Men and War, Trailer from alice films on Vimeo.

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