The Lowell Film Collaborative: Bringing The Magic of Film To The Mill City

Our passion is showing film — join us for our community screenings & events! 

Suzzanne & Brett Cromwell

Founded by avid film buffs Suzzanne and Brett Cromwell, the Lowell Film Collaborative (LFC) is a grassroots initiative dedicated to enhancing the burgeoning artistic community of Lowell, Massachusetts, by celebrating the art of motion pictures. Through film & video screenings, discussions, film festivals & series events, the LFC strives to support local and regional cinema and motion picture artists while developing partnerships with local businesses and organizations. In addition to Suzzanne and Brett, the LFC includes a community of supporters who are like-minded film enthusiasts that share their desire to see more independent film in Lowell, AND the Merrimack Valley.

LFC Screenings and Events


Co-Presented with Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust
Final Tuesday of each Month  |  January – June 2022

There’s nothing like experiencing truly wonderful film with friends, family, and community. Though we can’t be together yet, we look forward to sharing and enjoying these events online!

Join the Lowell Film Collaborative and our co-presenters, Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust, for “We All Belong,” our epic 10th season of dynamic, thought-provoking, and environmentally-minded independent films! All of the acclaimed films in our Eco Film Series reflect today’s global headlines and are carefully curated with our devoted audience members in mind.

A big thank you to this year’s Eco Film sponsors, Enterprise Bank and the Massachusetts Cultural Council for making this film series possible. We especially wish to thank Lowell National Historical Park for their ongoing partnership for the past 10 years.

Join us for the FIRST film of our 2022 series!

An American Ascent

Directors: Andy Adkins, George Potter

Tuesday, January 25
6:30pm – “Doors Open” (log on, meet ‘n greet attendees)
7pm – Film begins

RSVP to get the Zoom link >>

An American Ascent is a documentary film about the first African-American expedition to climb North America’s highest peak, Denali.

In just a few decades the United States will become a majority-minority nation, as people of color will outnumber today’s white majority for the first time ever. Yet, a staggering number of people in this soon-to-be majority do not consider the outdoors a place for them. By taking on the grueling, 20,310 foot peak of the continent’s biggest mountain, nine African-American climbers set out to shrink this Adventure Gap by building a legacy of inclusion in the outdoor/adventure community.

The film addresses often overlooked issues of race and the outdoors as it follows the team up the mountain, chronicling the many challenges of climbing one of the world’s most iconic peaks!

Here’s how you can attend all our events:

1. You must RSVP IN ADVANCE with Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust to receive the Zoom link
2. At 7pm on the night of the event, we’ll all start watching the film on Zoom in the comfort of our homes, so relax, grab some popcorn and a nice beverage! Before and after the film, we’ll share thoughts, comments, and enjoy group discussion.

Have questions? Email Suzzanne at