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.
Watch highlights our Longleaf 2016 and look forward to next year’s event!
July 1, 2016 Longleaf 2017 opens for submissions
October 1, 2016 Last day for earlybird submissions
October 7, 2016 Best of Longleaf! showcase and fund-raiser. Details coming soon.
December 1, 2016 Last day for regular submissions
February 1, 2017 Last day for late submissions
March 1, 2017 Last day for submissions
April 15, 2017 Official selections announced
May 12–13, 2017 Our third annual festival: Plan to be here!
We believe that making films is making history and that Longleaf Film Festival helps tell the stories that connect us all.