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"

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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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November 16, 2014, 7 pm – Showing of film Local Hero at the West Cape May Borough Hall


In honor of the Cape May Burns Supper to be held in January, we’ll show this delightful film about a man who’s sent to a remote Scottish village to buy property rights to build an oil refinery. Stars Peter Riegert (Boon in Animal House) as the man who’s sent and Burt Lancaster as the billionaire who sends him.


December 8, 2014, 7 pm – Hollywood Holidays at the West Cape May Borough Hall

The Cape May Film Society will present a collection of scenes from just about every Christmas movie, including Disasters, Warm Fuzzies, a Collage of Christmas Carols, and, of course, Christmas Movie Music Moments.


February 22, 2015 4 - 8 pm – Oscar Party at The Mad Batter

We’ll start the night of Oscars with a party at The Mad Batter that includes an Oscar-worthy buffet, Movie Trivia contests, songs from the movies by Holly Knapp, and a not-to-be-missed raffle.


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.


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, 8:00 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 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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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.

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