Cucalorus Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Cucalorus Film Festival

SINCE: 1994

WHERE: Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

More than 20 years in the making, Cucalorus Film Festival has since grown into one of the largest film festivals in the South. More than 300 films screen each year at venues all over downtown Wilmington, attracting a large number of participating artists (350+) and thousands of fans and industry professionals. Festival programs focus on dance, music videos, emerging artists, social justice, works-in-progress, and international cinema. MovieMaker Magazine has recognized it as "One of the Coolest Film Festivals in the World" for three years in a row.

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Call for Entries for 2015 Cucalorus Film Festival

Call for Entries for 2015 Cucalorus Film Festival

Cucalorus announces its call for entries!!  Cucalorus seeks submissions for features, documentaries, shorts, music videos, media installations and performances ranging from slam poetry to dance for the 21st annual Cucalorus Film Festival, to be held November 11-15, 2015. The festival takes place in a walkable nine-block radius of historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. During the five-day celebration, film freaks and community members choose from a diverse lineup buoyed by cleverly crafted special programs, including the […]

Cucalorus Film Festival Announces Final 2014 Schedule of 241 Films

Cucalorus Film Festival Announces Final 2014 Schedule of 241 Films

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The Cucalorus Film Festival announced the final film and event line-up for its 20th annual showcase, scheduled for November 12-16, 2014 in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The five-day event will include 43 narrative features, 21 documentary features, 145 shorts, 34 music videos and 7 works-in-progress along with a deep schedule of multi-disciplinary performances ranging from dance to spoken word and beyond. Among the 241 films being shown at Cucalorus, some notable selections include:

Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington, NC, Unveils 2013 Schedule

Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington, NC, Unveils 2013 Schedule

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Cucalorus Film Festival taking place in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina, from November 13 to 17, 2013, unveiled its full 2013 schedule of screenings, artistic interventions and parties. More than 200 features, docs and shorts will be presented as part of the Magnolia, Vanguard, Voices, Works-in-Progress, Midnight Madness and Shorts Programs. The festival opens on Wednesday with Dance-a-lorus, a growing program of performances, screenings and workshops exploring the intersection between dance and film. 

2013 Cucalorus Film Festival is Seeking Filmmaker Submissions

2013 Cucalorus Film Festival is Seeking Filmmaker Submissions

The Cucalorus Film Festival in historic Wilmington, North Carolina, is looking for submissions from filmmakers for the upcoming 19th edition of the festival to held November 13-17, 2013. Cucalorus, describes itself as a free-spirited and multidisciplinary showcaseand screens an collection of independent and international films with special programs on social justice, emerging artists, shorts, works-in-progress, dance, music videos, North Carolina, and international cinema.

Cucalorus Film Festival Announces Official Lineup Filled With Award Winning Films

Cucalorus Film Festival Announces Official Lineup Filled With Award Winning Films

Cucalorus Film Festival released its official schedule of films and events for this year’s festival, revealing a roster of over 150 films from 23 different countries. The festival opens on Thursday, November 10th with Dance-a-lorus, an exploration of film and dance at the historic Thalian Hall. Other films include Happy, Happy (Sykt Lykkelig), Norway’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film for the 2011 Academy Awards. Our Day Will Come,  the first feature film by Romain Gavras, […]

2010 Cucalorus Film Festival Selections

2010 Cucalorus Film Festival Selections

Cucalorus Film Festival returns to the historic port city of Wilmington, North Carolina for its annual cinematic celebration this November 11-14th.  Film selections include Gaspar Noe’s cinematic wonder Enter the Void, Sundance World Cinema documentary winner The Red Chapel by Mads Brügger, and a healthy list of additional independent and international titles. More than 120 films are expected on the final lineup including. Narrative Features – highlights:Enter the Void (France) – Gaspar Noé:One of the […]