This event is made possible, in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the  support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NY State Legislature and with public funds from Putnam County.  These grant programs are managed and monitored by the Putnam Arts Council. 

Our film festival is now accepting films for 2017!


Your donations make it happen!

Independent Film Nights


Our Independent Movie Nights will be free in 2017 - thanks to our sponsors!


April 28th - Sci Fi Night.  Three independent Sci-Fi films plus the original King-Kong vs. Godzilla


May 12th - Sing along with Mom and come watch Mamma Mia!


June 16th - The award winning film - Newtown.  

The VOB Film Festival is sponsored by:

2017 will have even more venues, films and great panels!  Plus we are offering a $250 cash prize for our Jury Award. And you can only get shown here if you submit your film!



In addition to our annual festival, we will also be showing films each month in our new independent film theater at Drew Methodist Church on Route 52 in Carmel, NY  Our monthly film series will be a mix of independent, well known or rediscovered films. We will also include informative panels throughout the year.

The Film Festival

is sponsored by

PUTNAM cOUNTY'S FILM FESTIVAL