Maynard now has its own Film Festival!
A nationwide call for “Small Town Shorts” 2-5 minute film shorts, documenting how small towns are coping during these transformational times.
COVID themes, wildfires, civic and cultural themes are the subject of the festival.
Theme prompts for on-topic stories about small town life in America:
COVID Life: personal stories about coping, life indoor, human conflict, and inspirational stories in your small town
Businesses: unique, thriving, innovative, life during COVID, origin stories
History: Origin stories and how they are reinterpreted or changed
Culture & Arts: Innovation, loss, and coping of the theaters, artists, musicians, Churches, Architecture, AV clubs, music halls, performing arts, etc
Civic Life: Urban design, social unrest, gentrification, health and medical, town committees, Education, High Schools, Library, Board of Selectmen, Town Hall stories, politics, best practices.