Enjoy a free festival of North Carolina’s best films

Enjoy a free festival of North Carolina's best films

Last Thursday April 14th the films chosen for the Long Leaf Festival. The event free of charge highlights the best of independent film at the North Carolina Museum of History and takes place Friday 13th and Saturday 14th May.

North Carolina History Museum, located at 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601, hosted the Longleaf Film Festival for the last eight yearsto celebrate the selected films.

This year the festival returns person and the input is freealthough donations are welcome.

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The Longleaf Festival

The weekend festival screens films that demonstrate a connection Tar Heel State (as North Carolina is called), by the people involved in its realization or subject.

During the festival you can enjoy short, narrative and documentary films; as well as animated films, music videos and more. In addition, you can enjoy Movies-N-Moonshinethese are workshops, social events and awarding of prizes.

When: Friday 13th and Saturday 14th May.

From where: NC Museum of History.

Direction: 5 E Edenton Street,

Raleigh, NC 27601.

Costs: Free.

Which films were selected?

Some of the selected films are:

  • 9 short films from suburban zen by Justin Meckes.
  • 30 Second Thoughts: Volume One by David Baumler.
  • 356 by Bonnie Monteleone.
  • float by Brian Storch.
  • alchemy by Bridget Fitzgerald.

Here we leave you the selected films a list or you can also see those Video promoting them if you want to know the rest.

programs and special events

Reception for filmmakers and friends: on Friday May 13th You can enjoy the opening. From 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. there are appetizers and a good wine or beer casual filmmaker. The cost of attending the opening is $20 and you need to purchase tickets in advance at Line.

When: On Friday May 13th.

Plan: 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m

Costs: $20.


After the reception, enjoy the event movies-n-moonshine, this is an outdoor cinema block. Movies-N-Moonlight is a free event that starts at 8:30 p.m. and takes place in the Bicentennial Plaza across from the museum. Some seating will be provided or you can bring your own.

When: on Friday 13.5.

Plan: 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m

Costs: Free.

cinematic mysteries

film secrets from the state archive, a workshop with State Archivist Vann Evans to unveil some of the state’s archived cinematic treasures and how these films can inspire filmmakers. The event is free, but registration is required Line.

When: on Saturday 14.5.

Plan: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m

Costs: Free, but you have to register first.

Our Strange New Land: Narrative Film Sets in the American South

Our strange new land: Narrative Film Sets in the American South: A photographer and a filmmaker talk about their craft, their collaboration on set and a new book with Margaret Sartor about narrative filmmaking in the South. The event is free but must be done inscription Previous.

When: on Saturday 14.5.

Plan: from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m

Costs: Free, but you have to register first.

Longleaf 2022: Awards ceremony for the eighth year

Long leaf 2022: ceremony the eighth year awards ceremony, the ceremony is free and open to the public; no tickets or pre-registration required. There is limited seating with a maximum occupancy of 300. For more information, call 919-814-7028.

When: On Saturday May 14th.

Plan: 19:30 o’clock

Costs: Free.

Longleaf Film Festival Wrap Party

The Longleaf Film Festival Closing Party It’s free and open to anyone who attended Longleaf on Friday or Saturday, but capacity is limited.

Please note that the gathering is free and fun, but it is also one of the fundraisers for the Longleaf Film Festival so donations are appreciated as a token of appreciation. All contributions to the annual closing party help to offset the costs of this year’s festival and make next year’s event even better.
More information about calendar of the festival can be found on the Longleaf website.

Reference from lanoticia