2016 CAPE FEAR INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
The Cape Fear Independent Film Festival takes place in Historic Wilmington, North Carolina. Just minutes from the beach, Wilmington is home to Screen Gems Studios and a vibrant film industry that made in on the Hollywood map with Stephen King's FIRESTARTER in 1983. CFIFF showcases the best in independent cinema from around the US and the world, while highlighting films from North Carolina in particular.
Highlights of this festival include:
UNVERIFIED : THE UNTOLD STORY BEHIND THE UNC SCANDAL - After a college writing tutor's colleagues are accused in a university athletics scandal, he becomes determined to set the record straight. Along the way, he realizes he's up against more than he anticipated. A riveting documentary about the UNC Chapel Hill "Paper Classes" scandal that rocked the athletic department. Told from the insiders' view of the academic tutors who were caught in the middle.
WORKING ACTORS DISCUSSION PANEL - This popular discussion panel gives you the opportunity to engage with actors working in today's film industry in the Southeastern US. With North Carolina eliminating most of its film incentives money, the landscape has changed. Get tips and advice from those who are in the know.
HORROR SHORT FILM BLOCK - This signature event has sold out 9 years in a row! Will this year make it an entire decade? You had better get your tickets early so you won't be standing alone in the cold, dark alley behind the theatre!
REGIONAL SHOWCASE - Another signature event featuring fantastic short films from around the state of North Carolina. See the films. Meet the filmmakers. Think global, but watch local!
UNION BOUND - A dramatic story from the Civil War, recreated from the actual letters of the soldier who lived it. This is a must see for Civil War and History buffs.
WILMINGTON FILM AWARDS CEREMONY - An event like no other in Wilmington. A grand, ceremony honoring the best films of the festival, followed by a party where can toast and mingle the winners.
Hannah S. Bock Community Arts Center (View)
120 South 2nd Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
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