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 […]

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

Why Not?

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You can tell the days are getting closer to festival time when we are able to start focusing on fun details of the event. One such detail is moving ahead with a favorite Longleaf Film Festival tradition: the awarding of handcrafted prize tiles that connect the art and craft of filmmaking with the North Carolina […]