Film Festivals

North Carolina plays host to a bevy of film festivals — large and small — throughout the year. If your film festival is not listed, please send a news or media release announcing dates of your upcoming festival to info@filmnc.com.

North Carolina International South Asian Film Festival
Durahm, NC
January 28, 2017

Triad Jewish Film Festival
Greensboro, NC
January 29-February 23, 2017

Praxis Film Festival
Goldsboro, NC
February 3-4, 2017

DocuTime Film Festival
Wilmington, NC
February 4, 2017

Charlotte Jewish Film Festival
Charlotte, NC
February 11-March 5, 2017

Nevermore Film Festival
Durham, NC
February 24-26, 2017

RiverRun International Film Festival
Winston-Salem, NC
March 30-April 9, 2017

Visions Film Festival and Conference
Presented by UNC Wilmington Film Studies Department
Wilmington, NC
March 31, 2017

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
Durham, NC
April 6-9, 2017

Charlotte Black Film Festival
Charlotte, NC
April 6-9, 2017

Glass Tulip Film Festival
Washington, NC
April 14-15, 2017

Eastern NC Film Festival
Winterville, NC
April 29, 2017

Wilmington Jewish Film Festival
Wilmington, NC
April 30-May 3, continuing May 7-10, 2017

Longleaf Film Festival
Raleigh, NC
May 12-13, 2017

GayCharlotte Film Festival
Charlotte, NC
June 1-4, 2017

Cape Fear Independent Film Festival
Wilmington, NC
June 15-17, 2017

Real to Reel Film Festival
Kings Mountain, NC
July 26-29, 2017

NC Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Durham, NC
August 10-13, 2017

Dirty Dancing Festival
Lake Lure, NC
August 18-19, 2017

Full Bloom Film Festival
Statesville, NC
September 14-16 2017

Marquee on Main Film Festival
Washington, NC
September 15-17, 2017

Asheville Film Festival
Asheville, NC
September 16, 2017

Surfalorus
Outer Banks, NC
September 21-23 2017

Footcandle Film Festival
Hickory, NC
September 22-24, 2017

Charlotte Film Festival
Charlotte, NC
September 22 - October 1, 2017

OUT at the Movies International LGBT Film Festival
Winston-Salem, NC
October 5-8, 2017

Indigo Moon Film Festival
Fayetteville, NC
October 13-15, 2017

Raleigh Film Festival
Raleigh, NC
October 20-22, 2017

Halloween International Film Festival
Kill Devil Hills, NC
October 26-28, 2017

Tryon International Film Festival
Tryon, NC
October 27-29, 2017

100 Words Film Festival
Charlotte, NC
November 3-4, 2017

Cucalorus Film Festival
Wilmington, NC
November 8-12, 2017

Carrboro Film Festival
Carrboro, NC
November 18-19, 2017

 

FILM FESTIVALS WHOSE DATES ARE TBD

Franklin County International Film Festival
Franklinton & Louisburg, NC
Dates TBD, Spring 2017

Down East Flick Fest
Greenville, NC
Dates TBD, Spring/Summer 2017

FilmSPARK, part of SPARKcon
Raleigh, NC
Dates TBD, Fall 2017

NC Black Film Festival
Wilmington, NC
Dates TBD, Fall 2017