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Ely FAM Festival

March 10 - March 12

Good People, Great Times, Amazing Festival.

The Ely Film Festival debuted in March 2019, amid the onset of Covid-19.
Over the last four years, our festival has grown into a larger event that now offers more Film, more Art, and more Music for students and independent filmmakers of all ages.

Our 2023 Ely FAM Festival host location, in the heart of Ely, Nevada, is the Historic Heritage site, the Central Theatre!
In addition, the National Historic Landmark, the Nevada Northern Railway, one of the Original Founding Partners of the Festival will host Ely FAM Festival VIP pass holders on a special Sunset, Stars, and Champagne Train as part of our Event-packed FAM Weekend, as well as offer Movie Set Tours and Horror in the High Desert walks through the darkened rail yard.

We are also excited to announce that this year, 2023, will be our first fully independent year under our own 501c3, focusing on bringing more Film, Art, and Music into Ely, White Pine County, the Great Basin, and Nevada, to make cultural and visual arts more accessible to students of all ages.

We look forward to having you be a part of the festivities, as a competitor for prizes and cash awards, as a cinephile, sponsor, or as a new member of the FAM.






Our Brand New Website showcases all the information you need to plan your visit to Ely, Nevada this March 10, 11, 12, 2023 for the annual Ely FAM Festival. ElyFAM.org

Independent Feature length and Short Film Contests
Art, and Photography Contests
Ticketing and Schedule Information
Sponsorship Opportunities
If you or someone you know likes to compete for cash prizes and awards, while showing off their artistic skills, The 2023 Ely Film, Art, and Music Festival will offer up more cash and awards than ever before!

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March 10
March 12
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Ely Central Theatre
145 W 15th St.
Ely, NV 89301 United States
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775 289 2202
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