Longleaf Film Festival is sponsored by the North Carolina Museum of History.

Longleaf 2018: That Is a Wrap!

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Longleaf Film Festival year four is a wrap, and, besides the strong desire to eat anything except popcorn, what I’m experiencing most is a sense of gratitude. Thanks to you, our 73 Official Selection filmmakers, and our wonderful staff and volunteers, and our hundreds of supporters, the festival was wonderful—with engaging and beautiful films, opportunities […]

Official Selection laurel of Longleaf 2018, film festival of the North Carolina Museum of History

The First Most Scariest Part

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  What is the most scariest part of hosting a film festival?  [Hint: It’s still not the zombie films.]  You’re about to find out . . . I shared the second most daunting part of hosting a film festival last August, as we started planning for this year’s festival; but next week I’ll actually come face to face […]

Longleaf Film Festival is sponsored by the North Carolina Museum of History.

Women in Film = Gratitude

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  March is Women’s History Month and—as a woman running a film festival for a history museum—I feel a wonderful connection with that phrase. Of course, I’m not in this endeavor as the lone woman: in addition to my silent partner, a very talented man, Jerry Taylor, and another great guy, Stephen Evans, who runs […]