Film, Fun, and Community!

Welcome to the online home of Longleaf Film Festival, an annual juried festival that highlights the stories that connect us all—those made here in North Carolina, and from around the world. Longleaf Film Festival is sponsored and administered by the North Carolina Museum of History.


Upcoming Deadlines:

April 15, 2017    Official Selections announced!
April 24, 2017    Film and events schedule announced!
April 24, 2017    Registration opens for festival workshops
May 8, 2017    Registration closes for workshops and receptions
May 12–13, 2017    Our third annual festival: Plan to be here!


Watch these highlights of Longleaf 2016, then plan to be here: Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13!



We believe that making films is making history and that Longleaf Film Festival helps tell the stories that connect us all.



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