RALEIGH, N.C.—North Carolina’s rich history in film-making is being celebrated this weekend, through the 5th annual Longleaf Film Festival.  Featuring around 59 short and feature-length documentaries and narrative films, the free event highlights movies with a connection to the Tar Heel state. 

Socials, panels, meet-and-greet sessions, screenings and an awards ceremony makeup the two-day festival that’s open to the public, filmmakers, family and friends.  And don’t forget the free popcorn!


The Longleaf Film Festival

Where: The North Carolina Museum of History

5 E Edenton St, Raleigh

When: May 10-11, 2019


Schedule of Events:

Friday, May 10

  • Reception for Filmakers & Friends, 6:15 p.m.- 8:15 p.m.
  • Movies-N-Moonlight, 8:30 p.m.- 10 p.m

Saturday, May 11

  • Film Block A, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
  • Morning Panel: Wide Angle Lens, 11 a.m.- noon
  • Film Block B, 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.
  • Afternoon Panel: Legal Insights for Filmmakers, 2 p.m.- 3 p.m.
  • Film Block C, 3 p.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Film Block D, Daniels Auditium5 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
  • Awards Ceremony, 7:30 p.m.
  • Wrap Party, 8:30 p.m.- 10 p.m.

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