Film Festivals

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Cities from Wilmington on the coast to Asheville in the mountains offer opportunities to meet filmmakers and enjoy being with people who love live and animated features, short films and documentaries as much as you do. Check out the five featured festivals below and, for a complete list of North Carolina film festivals, click here.

Asheville Cinema Festival
Asheville, November
Four days of short films, animation, documentaries, features, student works, awards ceremonies, filmmaking workshops and lectures.

Charlotte Film Festival
Charlotte, March
More than 90 filmmakers, with screenings of 200-plus films and documentaries, filmmaking discussion panels, workshops, video editing training sessions, after-parties and VIP filmmaker receptions.

Cucalorus Independent Film Festival
Wilmington, November
A creative film celebration in historic downtown Wilmington with screenings of more than 150 independent and international films.

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
Durham, April
Considered one of the world’s best documentary film festivals. Dedicated to nonfiction cinema, with screenings of more than 100 films, discussions and panels.

RiverRun International Film Festival
Winston-Salem, April
Screenings and premieres of more than 120 films from 30-plus countries, as well as workshops and seminars on the craft of filmmaking.

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