2014 CapeMay Film Festival


was held October 17-19, 2014


at the West Cape May


Borough Hall and Banquet Hall


Click HERE to see the program

2014 Film Camp

Film Camp was June 23-27 at Cape May Elementary. We had a great time. We had 17 teens who were divided into four groups. Each group wrote, shot and edited its own short film. Click below to see them.

Click Here to see "Absent"

Click Here to see "No Time For Friends"

Click Here to see "Under The Boardwalk"

Click Here to see "Washed Up"

The Film Society gratefully acknowledges its generous sponsors. For a complete list of our sponsors, please see our
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Our Phone/Text #: 609-326-FEST (3378)

Cape May Film Society
P.O. Box 595
Cape May, NJ 08204




Our programs are made possible in part by a grant administered by the Cape May County Culture & Heritage Commission, from funds granted by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.


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February 22 Oscar Party

at The Mad Batter

We had a great time! Check out the pictures on the left. The Mad Batter served an Oscar-worthy buffet, we had songs from the movies by Holly Knapp, Movie Trivia contests by Will Knapp, and a raffle with prizes from The Montreal Baech resort, The Cape May Brewery, and Seaside Cheese.

To read more, CLICK HERE


June 22-26, 2015 Film Camp

at Cape May City Elementary School

We’ll hold our annual film camp for teens in which students will spend five days writing, filming and editing short films in groups of 4-5 students, each with an adult instructor. On Friday evening the students and their families will watch the completed films. To learn more about Film Camp, go to

Hot Stuff


August 9, 2015, 4:00 – 8:30 pmSilent Film

with Live Organ Accompaniment

at the First Presbyterian Church at Decatur & Hughes Co-sponsored with East Lynne Theater Company


October 25, 2015, 8:30 pm Silent Film, The Phantom of the Opera

with Live Organ Accompaniment

at the First Presbyterian Church at Decatur & Hughes Co-sponsored with East Lynne Theater Company


November 13, 14 and 15, 2015 Cape May Film Festival

at West Cape May Borough Hall and West Cape May Volunteer Firemen’s Banquet Hall

We’ll present our Fifteenth juried festival, which emphasizes New Jersey films and filmmakers. Outstanding short films, features, documentaries and local interest films will be shown, ending with a silent film with live organ music at the Presbyterian Church, co-sponsored with the East Lynne Theater Company.


November 15, 2015,8:00 pmSilent Film

with Live Organ Accompaniment

at the First Presbyterian Church at Decatur & Hughes Co-sponsored with East Lynne Theater Company


We showed

'Local Hero'

on November 16th

This is a delightful 1983 movie about a man who’s sent to a remote Scottish village to buy property rights to build an oil refinery. We showed it at the West Cape May Borough Hall.


To see the trailer, CLICK HERE


We showed Halloween Movies October 19th

They were silent films for Halloween with live organ music by Wayne Zimmerman, and the were co-sponsored with the East Lynne Theater Company



The Cape May Film Society had the pleasure of working with the Lower Township Girl Scout Troop # 42165 as four of their members had to make a movie to earn their next badge. Dottie Rogers, president of the Cape May Photography Club and henrie washington, member of the Cape May Film Society were instrumental in donating equipment and advising them with technical and artistic support. We here at the Cape May Film Society are committed to community involvement.



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Only one of three arts organizations to get the prize all three years!

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Cape May Film Society is dedicated to the presentation of creative, challenging, ground-breaking work by New Jersey filmmakers and films with New Jersey or World Premiere status. We are also the region’s leading educational and cultural resource for youth and adult learners, as well as beginner and advanced filmmaking professionals, interested in all facets of the cinematic experience. In addition, we provide many non-profits and other causes in the region with professional videos to promote their mission and good work.

Since 2001, our Film Festival has brought great filmmakers and their films to the Nation's Oldest Historic Resort. We've also provided film education to hundreds of students and at-risk youth in the region.

Become a member, or a Volunteer, or a Donor. It's a worthy cause--and entertaining too!