In addition to campus events, be sure to check
out the vibrant film culture of the Triangle.
The Arts Center, Carboro
An ongoing film series, the Second Sunday Film Series at The ArtsCenter highlighs local narrative and experimental films.
Once a month the series shows a new line-up of locally made films followed by Q & A's with the film makers.
With more than 20,000 16mm educational and industrial films, local film geek and NCSU graduate Skip Elsheimer
shares his funny and informative collection at various locations
in Raleigh and throughout the Triangle. He is also a co-founder of Home Movie Day Raleigh at NCSU.
Carolina Production Journal
Print journal with film news about NC and SC industry
Center for Documentary Studies
This interdisciplinary center, affiliated with Duke University, offers workshops, courses, and certificate programs as well as a wide range of events. On the third Wednesday of every month, the CDS and the Southern Documentary Fund invite documentary artists to share their work in progress with an enthusiastic and supportive audience http://cds.aas.duke.edu/#
ChathamArts Sustainable Cinema Series screens
Sustainable Cinema is a film series featuring documentaries, narrative and independent films involving producers, directors, subjects and/or locations in North Carolina. Screenings take place Jan-June and Sept-Nov at the Fearrington Barn in Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. Admission at the door is $5 except for special events.
A venerable organization - $20 get you 12 classic films.
A monthly film series curated by local film collectors Matt Pennachi and Adam Hulin, Cinema Overdrive presents rare exploitation, horror and cult films and trailers on the big screen in their original 35mm format. Featuring some extremely rare titles, each screening take place on the second Wednesday of each month at the Colony Theater in Raleigh. Showtime is 8:00pm
Duke's Screen Society
Screen/Society provides a film and video exhibition program for the Triangle community, with an emphasis on screening challenging and thought-provoking work in its original format, whether 35mm, video, or 16mm.
North Carolina Film Office
Facilitates film production in the state.
North Carolina Latin American Film Festival
Founded in 1986, the North Carolina Latin American Film Festival celebrates the power and artistry of Latin America's film and audiovisual production.
NC Museum of Art
The museum offers a winter film series of cinema classics as well as a number of summer films screened outside.
Screen Arts (Chapel Hill)
Film programs from the Communication Studies program at
UNC Chapel Hill.
Screen Line (Raleigh)
A local institution. For more than ten years, this screenwriters'
group has met bi-weekly on the NCSU campus to discuss writing
issues, to read each others' work, and to sponsor contests.
A North Carolina film production news and information portal
NC Film Festivals
Blue Sky Film Festival
Chapel Hill, NC
Link to Blue Sky Film Festival
BluMoon Independent Film Festival
Link to BluMoon
Lego Shorts Film Festival - Durham, NC
Link to BrickFlix
Cape Fear Independent Film Festival
Link to CFI
Carolina Film and Video Festival
Student run - UNC Greensboro
Link to Carolina Film and Video Festival
Carrboro Film Festival
Link to CFF
Charlotte Film Festival
Link to Charlotte FF
Link to Cucalorus
ECU Film Festival
ECU - Greenville, NC
Link to ECU
This local film society, which holds bi-monthly screenings, celebrated the art of short films that originated on Super 8 or 16mm format.
Link to Flicker
Full Frame Documentary Festival
Full Frame has become the premier documentary film festival in the United States. The festival welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to the historic Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham, North Carolina, for a four-day, morning to midnight smorgasbord of films, panel discussions, seminars, Q&A sessions, and southern hospitality. NCSU Film Studies has partnered with the festival and we select five Film Studies Majors and MA students each year as Full Frame Fellows, who attend special filmmaker panels and screenings in addition to the regular festival offerings. Read comments from past NCSU student fellows here.
Link to Full Frame
IndieGrits Film Festival
The festival’s mission is to highlight the best and the most innovative of DIY and experimental filmmaking in the Southeast, US.
Link to IndieGrits
Modern Film Fest
Link to MFF
NC Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Link to NCGLFF
Nevermore Film Fest
Horror Film Festival, Durham, NC
Link to Nevermore
Pinwheel Film Festival
This festival, held annually on the NCSU campus, highlights local and independent short films, especially from student filmmakers. Link to Pinwheel.
Real to Reel
Kings Mountain, NC
Link to Real to Reel
Reynolds Film Festival
Wake Forest University - Winston Salem, NC
Link to Reynolda
Riverrun International Film Festival
Winston Salem, NC
Link to Riverrun
Strange Beauty Film Festival
Films that walk the line between terrifying normality and sublime fever dream. Durham, NC
Link to Strange Beauty
Visions Film Festival
Visions is an event that aims to showcase the superlative efforts of national and international undergraduate filmmakers and scholars at UNC Wilmington.
Link to Visions
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Raleigh, NC 27608
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Raleigh, NC 27608
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2109-124 Avent Ferry Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27606
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Durham, NC 27701
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Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Timberlyne Shopping Center
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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