The Fine Arts Theatre and Women AdvaNCe team for an advance screening of “RBG,” James Rosario launches a film noir series at the Fairview Library and more.
The Grail screens a full sensory, immersive documentary on giving birth; multiple outdoor film series get underway and more.
The Grail’s Silent Sundays series highlights animation and comedy shorts, Cullowhee and Sylva host film festivals and more.
Challenges abound in the independent exhibition business, but local cinemas continue to provide distinct, valued services.
The 5Point Film Festival moves to Sierra Nevada, the Asheville Jewish Film Festival concludes with a documentary about Itzhak Perlman and more.
More than a decade into its celebratory chronicling of the local music scene, MVA is still evolving. One specific and ongoing goal is to make the competition as inclusive as possible.
Alice Walker, Brian McLaren and host Gareth Higgins discuss the Movies & Meaning Experience, which takes place April 26-28 at Diana Wortham Theatre.
New Belgium screens a documentary about disappearing snow seasons, the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival returns to Pack Library and more.
The Asheville Jewish Film Festival begins at the Fine Arts Theatre, the Grail shows a new Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds concert film and more.
The Cat Fly Indie Film Festival returns, Asheville Pizza & Brewing celebrates Comedy Month and more.
Poison Free Asheville screens a documentary about mountain lion P-22 at UNCA, the Fine Arts shows a profile on Alice Walker and more.
UNC Asheville hosts its 17th annual F-Word (Feminist) Film Festival, Michael Flanagan and other musicians live improvise a score to “House (Hausu)” at The Mothlight and more.
Orbit DVD brings found footage video remixers Everything Is Terrible! to The Mothlight, Palestinian filmmaker and Asheville resident Yousef Natsha screens his documentary at The BLOCK off biltmore and more.
Producers, editors and cinematographers play distinct roles in getting a film started and completed.
Area organizations screen documentaries on healing, mass incarceration, resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline and ending weight stigma and more.
Two community groups hold potluck supper screenings of a documentary on civil rights movement leader Bayard Rustin, the Bywater concludes its Swayze Crazy movies series and more.
Pack Library celebrates the Chinese New Year with Stephen Chow’s “The Mermaid,” Mars Hill University kicks off its Reel Appalachia film series with a Ralph Stanley documentary and more.
The soft deadline for local kids to submit a minute and a half film adaptation of a John Newbery Medal-winner or Honor book is Feb. 14. The festival itself takes place April 14.
Revolve host the Frame + Form Screen Dance Festival, the Fine Arts Theatre screens a documentary on Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo and more.
The oral history project about Southern Presbyterian ministers’ activism during the Civil Rights era premieres Jan. 28 at White Horse Black Mountain.
White Horse Black Mountain continues its Movies and Meaning series, Casablanca Cigar Bar screens its namesake film and more.