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Explore the best festivals that America has to offer

Nothing brings a community together like tradition, and nothing is as traditional as an annual festival. With this in mind, we looked at the best festivals across the country, ranging from movies, to food, and even just summer. While they aren’t the greatest indicators of a city’s livability, festivals can be a source of pride for communities, as well as big sources of income for local businesses and government.

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2010 10 Best Film Festivals

Most film buffs know about the big film festivals, but across the country there are smaller celebrations of the big screen. We've lined up an all-star cast of cities that host amazing film festivals. Take a peek.

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  • 2010 10 Best Film Festivals

    Most film buffs know about the big film festivals, but across the country there are smaller celebrations of the big screen. We've lined up an all-star cast of cities that host amazing film festivals. Take a peek.