Hailed as “a true American Maverick among fests,” the Woodstock Film Festival (W.F.F.) was founded in 1999 and is named among the world’s top 50 film festivals. Co-founded by Meira Blaustein and Laurent Rejto, the W.F.F. premieres exceptional films and hosts the most talented emerging and established movie industry professionals. The W.F.F. presents an exceptional lineup of fiercely independent films, as well as A-list concerts, panels and parties at their annual festival, and creates stimulating, innovative programming throughout the year. The festival attracts visitors from all over the world to film screenings and special events in Woodstock, Rhinebeck, Kingston, Saugerties and Rosendale. The W.F.F. is a non-profit, 501 c3 located in the cultural heart of Ulster County.