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In case you hadn’t heard, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, drive-in theaters are suddenly all the rage again. It’s a way of maintaining social distance but also enjoying movies as they were meant to be seen – on the big screen.
Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche are two of the great beauties of the screen, but beyond that both are first-rate actresses, and watching them spar onscreen is an undiluted delight.
WINSTON SALEM, NC - Lock-In, a feature-length independent comedy film shot at a social distance during COVID-19 as a part of Spring Theatre’s Digital Performance Project, premiered one month ago on the theatre’s YouTube page. The film was written and directed by Dan Beckmann, Spring Theatre …
CHARLOTTE –Joedance Film Festival, which is making a strategic pivot in wake of COVID-19 to present a virtual festival, has announced the 24 films selected for the Joedance Virtual Film Festival, August 6-8, 2020.
Shooter Stephen Paddock’s brother Eric AND film’s producer/director available for interviews
GREENSBORO, NC (June 25, 2020) – Every Thursday night in July at 7 pm, the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is hosting free, virtual Family Trivia nights. Families can compete to win Parks and Recreation prize packs including t-shirts, water bottles, passes for kayaking, fishing, p…
Despite a semester that was unquestionably compromised by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts continues to be recognized as a leader in arts education, locally and abroad.
In the words of drive-in movie host Joe Bob Briggs, “the drive-in will never die,”—but it’s come mighty close. While North Carolina has maintained a handful of hold-outs, few could imagine the almost immediate rebirth of the cinematic institution.
GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT, WINSTON-SALEM, NC (June 18, 2020) – The Greensboro History Museum is collecting responses for a video project called “Can You Hear Me Now? Listening to Residents about Racial and Social Justice,” on its online video recording platform.
Among the many issues facing Americans today, homelessness has long been at the forefront. It’s an issue that struck home with filmmaker Stephen Newton, inspiring him to make his latest film – one that addresses the subject in a concise, forthright fashion.
Hallmark Channel’s ‘Keepsake Christmas’ and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ ‘Gold Crown Christmas’ Present Celebrated Christmas Movies in Annual Programming EventsHallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries once again bring the yuletide poolside this July, with the return of the netw…
Having enjoyed success with its virtual screening of the documentary Circus of Books last month, Winston-Salem’s OUT at the Movies will next present writer/director Daniel Karslake’s For They Know Not What They Do, the eagerly anticipated follow-up to his award-winning documentary debut, For…
The weekend of June 5-7 will offer a limited number of filmmakers the opportunity to participate in the 48 Hour Film Project Global Film Challenge with Greensboro being one of nearly 60 cities in 22 countries to take part.
Invariably, one of the most popular events at the RiverRun International Film Festival is the “Saturday Morning Cartoons” program, which is exactly what it sounds like and has proven a big draw for young and old alike.
GREENSBORO, NC -- College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Dean Bruce D. McClung announced today that the UNC Greensboro Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS) 2020-2021 season will be postponed, but the line-up will not be canceled.
On May 29, grab some lunch and sign into Facebook for Triad Health Project's Lunch For Friends! From noon until 1 p.m., watch THP's Facebook livestream, and listen to THP talk with various folks from the community, including local author/mom, Claire Massagee Lanier! "It's all about social di…
The RiverRun International Film Festival is offering paid streaming of films that had been selected to be shown at this year’s festival. With both the safety and satisfaction of film fans in mind, they can enjoy a RiverRun “mini-festival” in the comfort of home, at their leisure.
1. From May 15-17, join The Ramkat for its first online Music Movie Screening with the film Other Music! According to the Facebook event page, "Other Music was an influential and uncompromising New York City record store that was vital to the city’s early 2000s indie music scene. But when th…
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts has instituted a new program that allows audiences to enjoy performances and productions from the safety and comfort of their own home.
Jermaine Exum, general manager and “Lord Retail” at Greensboro’s Acme Comics, is the first person on screen in Anthony Desiato’s feature-length documentary My Comic Shop Country. But while Exum is proud of Desiato’s film, he’s not seen it.
Award winning film maker and 2019 Courier Tribune Runner Up for Best Photographer, Ty Brueilly directed a 20 minute short film that showcases Don Simmons and his family’s story behind one of Asheboro’s most beloved restaurants, Magnolia 23.
Taking into account the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Winston-Salem’s OUT at the Movies will offer a special screening of Rachel Mason’s award-winning documentary feature Circus of Books this Saturday – and you needn’t leave home to see it.
During these difficult times, and in an effort to draw attention and praise for those in the medical profession, Kino Lorber is offering a free streaming re-release of the award-winning 2014 documentary feature The American Nurse.
Since people can’t go to the RiverRun International Film Festival this year, the festival is coming to the people. Through May 8, audiences can watch the festival’s 2020 selection of North Carolina short films (“N.C. Shorts”) at no charge.
1. On April 24, join Piedmont Environmental Alliance and a/perture cinema for a virtual watch party! Starting at 4 p.m., PEA and a/perture will host a watch party for Chasing Coral. According to the Facebook event page, "This original Netflix documentary follows a team of divers, photographe…
*Editor's note: Since this article went to press, RiverRun informed YES! Weekly that some of the films on this year’s slate, including Rodrigo’s Bulls and Saints, will soon be available online. Check the Bulls and Saints listing at the RiverRun website for updates.