Frank Thompson kicks off a monthlong seminar on horror films and Harvest Records teams with The Grail to screen a doc on Sharon Jones.
Grail Moviehouse celebrates Art House Theater Day, the Fine Arts Theatre hosts a benefit screening for the LGBT Elder Advocates of WNC and Flat Rock Cinema screens Manhattan Short Film Festival finalists.
Hi-Wire, Green Man and the West Asheville and Weaverville libraries are among the sites hosting free screenings this week.
The Carolina Cinemark presents a special Edward Snowden event, the Fine Arts plays the new Nick Cave concert film and Grail Moviehouse kicks off its Jewish Film Series.
New Belgium’s Clips Beer and Film Tour stops at Pack Square Park, Sierra Nevada brings the Wild & Scenic Film Festival to its new outdoor amphitheater and Frank Thompson explores Scorsese’s career.
The Grail screens a prison-based documentary with local ties, the West Asheville Library ends one film series and begins another and Wedge and Hi-Wire screen modern classics outdoors.
An Asheville resident fields questions about his time in a cult, Asheville School of Film offers a Film Production Design Weekend Workshop and Asheville Grit sponsors a music video contest with a $2,500 prize.
Local filmmaker Paul Schattel’s indie noir Quiet River makes its Asheville debut Aug. 4 at the Fine Arts Theatre.
The new Sparklehorse documentary screens in Sylva, film historian Frank Thompson delves into the works of John Ford and the 2016 Asheville 48 Hour Film Project winners are announced.
By Marion Thullbery
I grew up with Ken Hanke. He was my best friend in elementary school, and we remained good friends all through high school and into our college and young adult years. During that time, we watched movies — all kinds of movies.
The Grail hosts a night of Indiana Jones fandom, the Fine Arts holds a benefit screening for Asheville Parks and Greenways and BMCM+AC honors M.C. Richards.
The Sad & Beautiful World of Sparklehorse screens locally at The Good Stuff on Thursday, July 21and at the Jackson County Library on Thursday, July 28.
In 2002, I was 19 and had just gotten a slightly-above-minimum-wage job at “The Carmike.” After my first shift, a Saturday during the opening weekend of the latest Star Wars epic, I went home and considered never going back. I felt uncomfortable there with all those strangers, and the pay was awful. But I knew […]
One less Crank[e] amongst us: On the passing of Ken Hanke, by Jeff Fobes Out-riffing us all: Remembering Ken Hanke, by Marc McCloud
The Fine Arts Theatre hosts a benefit screening of “Synchronicity,” Asheville Parks & Rec show “Back to the Future” at Pack Square Park and Asheville School of Film announce new courses.
By Marc McCloud — It was hard to argue your point against him. I tried. Multiple times. But he was smarter, wittier and much more knowledgeable about film than I was.
The inimitable Ken Hanke died yesterday evening. He had been ailing from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for some years and was feeling ill in the last few days. Ken informed, entertained, challenged, irritated and enthralled readers for years with his movie reviews, thousands of them. He was also an inspiring force behind the Asheville Film […]
In theaters. It’s the July 4th weekend, which I guess means people are expected to go to the movies. I don’t know. I can’t keep track of these things anymore. So maybe. Actually, there are only two mainstream movies locked in a death match (the third is on a wholly different level). So that means […]
The Fine Arts Theatre screens a recent Sundance Film Festival winner, The Grail shows a short doc on Christopher Mello’s creative West Asheville garden and the North Asheville Library’s July series spotlights the advent of technicolor.
Asheville-based organizations Tranzmission, QORDS and COLAGE, in association with the Asheville Jewish Community Center, have collaborated to present the 15th annual local commemoration of Stonewall. All events are open to the public.
In theaters. You can’t claim a lack of choices this week. Quality, of course, is another matter. In any case, there are four movies hitting town that qualify — more or less — as mainstream. (One of them might be better viewed as being in the art realm.) Add to that, three art/indie titles and […]