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Film Festivals and Series in North
& South Carolina:

Please note: Please check the festival's website for the latest update on dates and films.


Asheville Film Festival
November, Asheville, NC
Lots of big names show up for this annual fest in the NC mountains.

Ava Gardner Film Festival
October, Smithfield, NC
Fabulous screening of Ava classics on the big screen in the star's hometown.

Backwoods Film Festival,
Oct. 7-9, 2005, Yanceyville, NC [discontinued]

Cackalacky Film Festival
Date to be determined, Charlotte, NC

Cape Fear Independent Film Network Festival
April, Wilmington, NC

Carolina Film & Video Festival
, Greensboro, NC
Oldest student-run festival in NC comes out of the UNCG film program.

Charlotte Film Festival
September, Charlotte, NC
Excellent young festival brings top indie films and filmmakers to the Queen City.

Cucalorus Kids! Film Festival
November, Wilmington, NC
Now part of the annual Cucalorus Festival.

Cucalorus International Film Festival,
Novenber, Wilmington, NC

Escapism Action Adventure Animation Film Festival
October, Durham

Eye of the Beholder Film Festival,
May 20-26, 2005, Asheville, NC

Flicker - Chapel Hill,
NC, bi-monthly

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
April, Durham, NC, the region's most prestigious film fest.

Highlands Film Festival
August 23-27, 2005, Highlands, NC [discontinued]

Nevermore Film Festival
February, Durham, NC. One of our favorite film festivals, always a grand time, filled with vampires, zombies, and slasher flix.

North Carolina Black Film Festival
March, Wilmington, NC
Four day festival at the Cameron Museum of Art features films by and about African Americans.

N.C. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
August, Durham

NoDa Film Festival
Dates vary, Neighborhood Theatre, Charlotte, NC

Open Apperture Short Film Festival
March 31-April 1, 2006, Boone, NC. (discontinued)

Real to Reel Film Festival
July, Shelby, NC
Held in Shelby, one of the film capitals of North Carolina. Really!

Retrofantasma Film Series
Monthly showings, Durham, NC
Classic horror double features shown in 35mm at the Carolina Theatre.

RiverRun International Film Festival
April, Winston-Salem. Major film stars, filmmakers attend as guests.

Southern Exposure Film Forum,
Nov. 17-19, 2005, Charlotte, NC



Beaufort International Film Festival
February, Beaufort, SC

Charleston International Film Festival
April, American Theater, Charleston, SC

Indie Grits Film Festival
April, Nickelodeon Theatre, Columbia, SC

Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
December, Myrtle Beach, SC

Toaster Film Festival
April, Columbia, SC
Short film competition held in association with Indie Grits

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