American Presidents Film & Literary Festival  

October 4-6, 2019 – American Presidents Film & Literary Festival, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Spiegel Grove, Fremont, Ohio 43420

The only film and literary festival in the United States to focus on the American Presidency will take place Oct. 4-6, 2019, in Fremont, Ohio. The festival focuses on issues, themes and popular culture related to the American Presidency. The literary component includes talks by featured authors and essay and poetry contests. It will take place at various locations around Fremont, including The Strand Concert Theater, Fremont City Schools, the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Birchard Public Library. The film festival is accepting film submissions on topics related to the American Presidency through the themes of people, places, politics and power. All filmmakers, whether emerging or experienced, are invited to submit a film to the festival.

Submissions can be made at the Film Freeway at

The American Presidents Film & Literary Festival is committed to providing a place for expanded national and international understanding of the history and current events that have and continue to shape and influence the President of the United States. Utilizing the site and community of America’s first presidential library and museum, filmmakers, film professionals and authors will inspire audiences to explore, understand, critique and analyze the people, places, politics and power surrounding the American Presidency. It is organized by the Liberty and Learning Foundation, Fremont City Schools, Birchard Public Library, Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Downtown Fremont. For information, visit and follow on Facebook at @ampresfilmlit.

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