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Film Festivals & Film Events
around the South:

Please check individual websites for exact dates this year.

The Nevermore Horror Film Festival

Durham NC's Carolina Theatre
February

The Carolina Film and Video Festival

Greensboro, NC
February

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Durham, NC
April

RiverRun International Film Festival

Winston-Salem, NC
April

Cucalorus International Film Festival

Wilmington, NC
Novenber

 

Click here for an alphabetical listing of Carolina film festivals.


Film Critic takes the director's chair in Moving Midway

By Allan Maurer

[Moving Midway is making the rounds. We've encountered it since this review was written at the Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville, and the Asheville Film Festival. Haven't had the pleasure of running into Cheshire again though.]

Note: First Run Films recently picked up Moving Midway for a national run.

Godfrey Cheshire's "Moving Midway," documents the hoisting of his ancestral family Plantation mansion in Knightsdale, North Carolina onto dollies for transport to a new location away from shopping malls and urban sprawl encroaching on it.

But it's much more than that.

(On the right: Midway Mansion's Plantation House)

The documentary examines Cheshire's personal Southern family drama-a venerable literary genre that not infrequently finds its way onto film-but also the way it connects to larger issues ranging from slavery and racism to the movie mythology surrounding the Antebellum Plantation South. Although the film premiered at this year's Full Frame documentary festival in Durham in April, we saw it at the Charlotte Film Festival in September with Raleigh native Cheshire present.

Read our review of Moving Midway and some comments by Cheshire...

 

 


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Hilary Russo, host of Second Cinema

Second Cinema Features Indie Films
by Allan Maurer

North Carolina actress and television host Hilary Russo interviews regional filmmakers and introduces their work on Second Cinema.

Visit our North Carolina on TV page for the rest of the story.

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