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the family fang

r/view – The Family Fang

By Katy Shick When Baxter Fang, the grown son of performance artists, Caleb and Camille Fang, finally finds the nerve to confront his father about the damaging effects of being used as raw material for his father’s artistic vision, Caleb responds, “So I screwed you up. My parents screwed me […]

by · June 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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a/perture Cinema, New Winston Museum, & The Piedmont Triad Film Commission Present “Made in the Triad”

By Staff Collaborative partners a/perture cinema, New Winston Museum and The Piedmont Triad Film Commission are pleased to announce the arrival of the “Made in the Triad” film series premiering June 28, 2016. “Made in the Triad” builds off the success of last year’s inaugural “Made in Winston-Salem” film and […]

crawford

Indie Film Legend & UNCSA Faculty member Wayne Crawford Passes at Age 69

By Staff Wayne Crawford, longtime member of the School of Filmmaking faculty at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), died April 30 at his home in Winston-Salem. He was 69. His credits include co-writer of the 1983 comedy “Valley Girl”, featuring Nicholas Cage in his first […]

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r/view – A Hologram for the King

By Katy Shick A person looking for a good movie to see might stumble upon the title, “A Hologram for the King”, see Tom Hanks’ name in large, bold letters written above it, and decide that might be enough to buy a ticket. Tom Hanks has that effect on many […]

the fits

RiverRun’s 2016 Winners & Awards

By Staff North Carolina – The 2016 RiverRun International Film Festival has come to an end and they have  announced the Audience and Jury Awards for the festival. The 18th annual Festival ran April 7-17 and presented 166 films, representing 44 countries. “The films showcased at our Festival this year reflected […]

by · April 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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RiverRun Six Ways

by Cyndi Briggs The second full weekend of the RiverRun International Film Festival  is about to get cranking, and there’s no wrong way to enjoy it. What kind of fan are you? Here are six ways to dive into the festival. 1) The Newbie: First time at RiverRun? It can […]

by · April 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
The Art of Disruption: First Days at RiverRun International Film Festival

The Art of Disruption: First Days at RiverRun International Film Festival

By Staff As I write these words, at 12:16 on a Saturday afternoon, my bed lies unmade. Typically, I’m a compulsive bed maker. Drilled into me early by my tidy mother, my day can’t truly begin until the sheets are smooth, the comforter tucked into place, the pillows re-fluffed. But […]

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RiverRun Review: The Missing Ingredient

By Timothy Beeman II I was given the opportunity to screen and review a film for the RiverRun International Film Festival. You may ask yourself, why am I reading a movie review on a food blog? Well, it’s because the film is about food, sort of. It’s about two restaurants […]

Why We love RiverRun, A Conversation

Why We love RiverRun, A Conversation

By Cyndi Briggs This week I sat down with friend and fellow writer Caresse Hightower to geek out about why we love the RiverRun International Festival so much. She is a dedicated RiverRun volunteer and festival supporter. Cyndi Briggs: Tell me about how you first heard about RiverRun. What drew […]

off the rails

RiverRun Film Festival Celebrates Autism Awareness Month

By Staff The RiverRun International Film Festival has announced that during the upcoming Festival, April 7-17, 2016, in celebration of April as Autism Awareness & Acceptance Month, included in its 166-film lineup, a variety of films featuring autism, Asperger’s syndrome and other neurodiversity issues will be screened, as well as […]