• Thursday, May 18th - Sunday, May 21st

Wilmington is well-known for both its diverse cultural scene as well as its status as one of the biggest filming destinations west of Hollywood, and these two attributes are beautifully combined at the annual North Carolina Black Film Festival. This annual and invitational festival features a wealth of talented African American filmmakers of all genres who will share their works to the delight of audiences and movie buffs everywhere.

The event takes place at various locales and venues throughout the Wilmington area, and a number of activities will be planned to correspond with the festival. Attendees can look forward to discovering a far-reaching range of films, which can include full-length feature films, shorts, animation, and documentary films of all varieties. Filmmakers will be on hand for Q&A sessions and other events, and the sheer variety of films will fascinate anyone who loves to discover something new, engaging, and utterly entertaining. An invitational festival with talented contributors throughout, the Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival is a great way for movie buffs to discover the incredible artists from the Cape Fear region, as well as from all around the world. Tickets are available in advance online.