The Asheville filmed and set Little Sister has its local premiere at The Grail and the Fine Arts hosts a benefit screening of Last Men Standing, co-directed by former Citizen-Times photographer Erin Brethauer.
“The Fine Arts Theatre graciously screened the film Reel In The Closet … which turned out to be a very successful fundraiser for the LGBT Elder Advocates of WNC, whose mission is to enrich the lives of LGBT seniors in Western North Carolina by connecting LGBT people to necessary resources and promoting cultural change.”
An Asheville-set zombie film launches a Kickstarter campaign, the Fine Arts screens the latest from ski-film pioneer Warren Miller Entertainment and more.
The Culture Vulture Film Festival returns, Chai Pani’s documentary makes its Asheville debut and the Grail screens a documentary on NC politics starring Zach Galifianakis.
The Grail screens a pro-ERA documentary, the Fine Arts hosts benefit screening for the All Souls Cathedral arts commission and Mechanical Eye presents a doc about Spain’s housing crisis.
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.
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.
Local filmmaker Paul Schattel’s indie noir Quiet River makes its Asheville debut Aug. 4 at the Fine Arts Theatre.
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 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.
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.
A wealth of special screenings feature Julian Price, Carl Schenck, Roger Howell, the WE DO Campaign and queer performance art.
Mechanical Eye screens original VHS works from San Francisco’s Artists’ Television Access gallery and Frank Thompson’s June directors course explores Orson Welles at Asheville School of Film.
The Carolina Cinemark hosts the 6th annual Grateful Dead Meet-up at the Movies, The Fine Arts Theatre screens Thunder Road and FierceFlix accepts summer camper applications.
The Fine Arts Theatre hosts a Works in Progress screening, the Asheville Jewish Film Festival announces the titles for its spring film series and Transplanting gets its UK debut.
Mechanical Eye launches a Kickstarter campaign, Ten Thousand Villages and the Fine Arts Theatre co-host an Earth Day screening and the West Asheville Library screens “Muppets from Space.”
This week’s roundup includes a documentary series at the East Asheville Library, the annual Movies by Movers Festival at Appalachian State University, two special screenings of 20 Feet from Stardom and a workshop for local writers who want to transform prose into a working script.
• A screening of Sweet Dreams at the Fine Arts Theatre on Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m. benefits Asheville-based cross-cultural partnership Africa Healing Exchange. The documentary is about Kiki Katese, the pioneering Rwandan theater director who started Ingoma Nshya, the nation’s first and only women’s drumming troupe. Treats will be provided by The Hop […]
Asheville is poised to one-up MTV with the launch of the WNC Video Music Awards. Bioflyer Productions, the Arden-based event organizers, aim to provide a new way for Asheville creatives to showcase their abundance of quality video projects. A curated assemblage of submissions will be screened at the competition, a democratic affair in which all […]
Both projects featured in The Media Arts Project’s upcoming OFF THE MAP Artist Talk — Severn Eaton’s “Cooperative Instrument” and Michael Luchtan and Kehren Barbour’s “Post Piano Project” — challenge and twist the way we experience and interpret sound. Both projects are also wonderfully strange enough to make us want to know what was going on inside the respective artists’ heads.
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