Screen Scene: Local film news

MOUNTAINTOP BEATS: A still from "Hip Hop Gone Wild," one of the selections at the No Man's Land Film Festival on April 25 at New Belgium Brewing Co. Photo courtesy of No Man's Land Film Festival

The Amphitheater of Linville Gorge, the third documentary produced by Black Dome Mountain Sports’ Carolina Climbing Museum, will be shown on Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m., at Grail Moviehouse, 45 S. French Broad Ave. The 81-minute film explores the rich history of climbing in the Carolinas, and the screening will be followed by a Q&A with producer Mike Fischesser. Tickets are $8 and available online and at the Grail box office. Half of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Carolina Climbers Coalition.

• The No Man’s Land Film Festival celebrates its second year in Western North Carolina on Thursday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. at New Belgium Brewing Co., 21 Craven St. Co-hosted by MountainTrue, the premier all-women adventure film festival features short films about inspirational women adventurers. Tickets are $20 and available online. Weather permitting, films will also be screened for free on the lawn in front of the brewhouse at 8 p.m.

About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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