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North Carolina Film Festivals

Hayti Heritage Film Festival
Durham, NC
February 14-16, 2019

Nevermore Film Festival
Durham, NC
March 8-10, 2019

NC Black Film Festival
Wilmington, NC
March 21-24, 2019

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
Durham, NC
April 4-7, 2019

RiverRun International Film Festival
Winston-Salem, NC
April 4-14, 2019

Charlotte Black Film Festival
Charlotte, NC
April 11-14, 2019

Visions Film Festival and Conference
Presented by UNC Wilmington Film Studies Department
Wilmington, NC
April 11-12, 2019

Reel Out Charlotte Film Festival
Charlotte, NC
April 28-May 5, 2019

Longleaf Film Festival
Raleigh, NC
May 10-11, 2019

Highlands Film Festival
Highlands, NC
May 15, 2019

Cape Fear Independent Film Festival
Wilmington, NC
June 7-8, 2019

CineOdyssey Film Festival
Charlotte, NC
July 18 – 20, 2019

Real to Reel Film Festival
Kings Mountain, NC
July 24-27, 2019

Joedance Film Festival
Charlotte, NC
August 2-3, 2019

Micropolitan Film Festival
Marion, NC
August 9-10, 2019

Asheville Film Festival
Asheville, NC
September 7, 2019

Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival
Greensboro, NC
September 20th – the 22nd

Footcandle Film Festival
Hickory, NC
September 27-29, 2019

Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival
Cary, NC
September 28-29, 2019

Horror Movie Freaks Film Festival
Clemmons, NC
October 4-5, 2019

Indigo Moon Film Festival
Fayetteville, NC
October 11-13, 2019

For a more detailed list please see the North Carolina Film Office’s official website here.

South Carolina Film Festivals 

Beaufort International Film Festival
February 19 – 24, 2019

Southern City Film Festival
February 22 – 24, 2019

Indie Grits
March 28 – 31, 2019

Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
April 9 – 13, 2019

Underexposed Film Festival YC
March 27 – 30, 2019

The International Gullah Film Festival
April 12-14, 2019

Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival
May 24 – 26, 2019

FreedomFest
August 22 – 25, 2019

South Carolina Underground Film Festival
November 8 – 10, 2019

AtomaCon Short Film Festival
November 22 – 24, 2019