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Queen City Film Festival (QCFF) Announces QCFF 2015 Awards and QCFF 2016 Dates


Queen City Film Festival (QCFF) Announces QCFF 2015 Awards and QCFF 2016 Dates

Cumberland, MD, October 19 – The fourth Queen City Film Festival (QCFF) was held October 1-4 at the Cumberland Ramada in Cumberland, MD. Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., is pleased to announce the following awards for QCFF 2015:

Project Title, Award
You Wouldn’t Expect, Appalachian Short
A Lesson of Love (2014), Audience Award Feature
Bounty Momma, Audience Award Short
Australiens, Cult Feature
Chocolate Darwin, Cult Short
Finding Home, Documentary Feature
Ripcor: Riding with MAMILS, Documentary
Diamonds in the Rough, Documentary Short
CAEDES – Forestglade of Death, Horror/SciFi Feature
300 000 KILOMETERS PER SECOND, Horror/SciFi Short
Safe Bet, Kids/Family Feature
Joe & Claire Go to Space, Kids/Family Short
My 2014 Neighbor, Kids/Family Short
Gazelle – The Love Issue, LGBT Feature
Pebble Moon, LGBT Short
How Sweet the Sound — The Blind Boys of Alabama, Music Feature
Bad Intention -100 Watt Mind, Music Short
Beauty Magazines – The Rumor, Music Short

We screened 85 films over four days. Thirteen filmmakers attended to present their work. A total of 1048 submissions were received. Between April and September, the following people served as screeners, helping to rate submissions and choose what was shown: David Rorabaugh, Eve Soliz, Steve Marting, Richard Russo, John Lombardi, Kara Rogers Thomas, Chris Closson, Sheri Whalen, Geno Frazier, Jordan K., Chase Myers, Paul Miltenberger. We would like to specifically recognize Kara Rogers Thomas for curating the Appalachian category, Steve Marting for curating the Horror/SciFi and Documentary categories, David Rorabaugh for curating the Cult category, and Eve Soliz for sequencing in Music and Kids/Family.

In addition, Allegany Allied Arts would like to thank the following who helped make QCFF 2015 our best year yet: Reel Time Entertainment (Jim Russell), Cumberland Ramada (Brianna Persons), Queen City Creamery (Terry Michaels).

We are pleased to announde that the FIFTH ANNUAL QUEEN CITY FILM FESTIVAL (QCFF) will be held October 6-9, 2016 at the Cumberland Ramada in Cumberland, MD. Submissions are expected to open April 1 and close July 31, 2016. Categories and submission fees to be announced.

The Queen City Film Festival (QCFF) is a production of Allegany Allied Arts, Inc.
Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., is a Maryland nonprofit corporation, and a tax-exempt public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., can be reached by mail at 101 Decatur St., Cumberland, MD 21502. Please visit us at,, or For more information, please contact

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