BROWNCOAT PUB & THEATRE

BROWNCOAT PUB & THEATRE

Here is a complete lineup of all of the events taking place at the Browncoat Pub & Theatre during this year’s film festival. The Browncoat is located at 111 Grace Street in Downtown Wilmington and is North Carolina’s only Non-profit public house.

Tickets for film festival events can be purchased through the link at the bottom of this page or in person at Nerdvana Comix located at 130 N. Front Street.

THURSDAY, JUNE 11   7PM

Six short films from Wilmington and other nearby North Carolina townships, proving that filmmaking is alive and well in the Tarheel State.

FRIDAY, JUNE 12

Directed by Anthony L. Fisher

When Declan, a 30 year old husband and new father is squeezed out of a promotion, he finds himself wracked by career envy, bitterness and the still-lingering fallout from the suicide of his former creative partner. Searching for salvation, Declan surrenders to the role of stay-at-home dad, and is forced to face his demons while pushing strollers, changing diapers and heating up bottles all the while working to resurrect his dreams. FEATURE (1h 37m)  WATCH TRAILER

9PM CHRYSALIS

Directed by John Klein

Set decades after a bio-terrorist attack unleashes a virus upon the world, transforming much of humanity into vicious creatures and laying waste to civilization, Chrysalis follows Josh and Penelope, two survivors who have banded together in the hope of rescuing others and rebuilding civilization. FEATURE (1h 39m)   WATCH TRAILER

SATURDAY, JUNE 13

CHUB  

Directed by Samuel Albis

BRAGG N EAST   

Directed by Rob Underhill

*North Carolina Film

IF THE TREES COULD TALK

Dir. by Michael Weinstein

*North Carolina Film

Directed by Kathryn Taylor

FBI Agent Griff Krenshaw must solve a potential murder at a prison for inmates possessing a rare gene that triggers psychosis and violence. Griff is persuaded that the prison houses a demon, and resolves to fight it. FEATURE (79 min).  WATCH TRAILER

AS IT IS IN HEAVEN  

Directed by Luke Bruehlman

When hesitation stays his trigger finger, suicidal businessman Tom Freeman decides to send a plea for help to a god he hasn’t believed in for thirty years. But when you call heaven, be sure you know who’s answering the phone! SHORT (12 min)

5:30PM  EMPIRICA

*North Carolina Film

Directed by Patrick Shanahan

Duke returns home from war to find his younger brother, Wyatt, crippled by prescription meds he’s been force fed. Duke takes Wyatt away from their childhood home, and they set out in Duke’s ’57 Chevy on a cross country tear from North Carolina to California in search of a the American Dream…if it even still exists.    FEATURE (83 min)  WATCH TRAILER

*North Carolina Film

BETWEEN HELL & A HARD PLACE 

Directed by Jaysen Buterin

 Wrapping up one last job together, two nameless hit men (a pair of “Jacks”) find themselves driving through the Valley of the Shadows. The valley is full of things best left unseen, unsaid and unforgiven… but that’s only if the dead things stay dead. A harrowing horror homage to a yesteryear of fear. SHORT (24 min)

Six pulse pounding cinematic scares that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Get to know the person sitting next you, for you may end up in their lap!

MOJAVE JUNCTION

Directed by Christian Jean

THE BLOOD OF LOVE

Directed by Jeff Myers

DISENGAGED

Dir. by Christopher G. Moore

*North Carolina Film

DEVIL MAKES WORK

Directed by Guy Soulsby

NOCTURNE

Directed by David F. Geiser

NAKED ZOMBIE GIRL

Directed by Rickey Bird

10PM  INSECTULA!

Directed by Michael Peterson

A giant alien mosquito is drawn to earth due to rising CO2 levels in search of blood. Del, a government agent, loses loved ones to the creature and is on a personal vendetta while scientist Dr. Kempler is captivated by it and attempts to help the creature cleanse the earth. The scientist’s beautiful lab assistant, Brittany, is caught in the middle.  A hilarious throwback to the creature feature movies of the pre-slasher era, INSECTULA! is an homage to atomic age monster movies with a gallons of the icky stuff modern horror fans have come to expect. FEATURE (104 min)

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SUNDAY, JUNE 14

2PM  WRITER’S SEMINAR

Tips and insights on how to improve your writing and produce scripts that readers will love. Whether you are writing to sell or direct it yourself, this is a perfect chance to hone your craft. Led by:

Terry Linehan

Since 2000, Linehan has taught Screenwriting I and II, Writing for Television, Narrative Producing, Introduction to Film Production, and Moviemakers and Scholars. He is the Internship Director and Alumni Coordinator.

Terry’s films have screened at film festivals nationwide and in Europe. “The Goody Goody”, won Best Short Documentary at First Glance Philadelphia Film Festival. His films have also aired on Public Television in North and South Carolina. His screenplay “Kate Loves Spiffy,” was an AMPAS Semifinalist in the Nicholl Fellowships of Screenwriting.

Langley McArol

Langley McArol, Founder & Chair of “The Don” Award for Best Produced Screenplay at CFIFF.  Langley is a produced Screenwriter and an Indie Award winning Producer/Director. His most recent credits include “House Arrest”, screening this year at CFIFF, and “Superhero”; Official Selection of CFIFF, and winner of the Francis McNally Creativity Award and Audience Choice Award at the Reach Out Film Showcase Festival in NY. Langley has placed well in several screenplay competitions including Final Draft’s Big Break, Page Awards, The Writer’s Store First 15, Script Pipeline, and Scriptapalooza.

3:30PM  KOWABUNGA SHORTS

Drama

Comedy

Thriller

TRUTH BUBBLES

Directed by Charlie Ball

*Wilmington Film

THE VIEW FROM HERE

Directed by Tucker Battrell

CALIBAN’S

Directed by Kevin Lambert

LAPSUS

Directed by Karim Ouaret

BORDER TRAFFICKING

Directed by Peter Rautek

Use the TICKET PORTAL below to get your tickets in advance. First select the date, then the number of tickets you want for each screening or event. Hit ADD TO CART and check out. It’s that easy. You can print tickets at home, send them to your mobile device or have tickets mailed to you. If you show up at the venue without one of these types of tickets, you will be required to present ID in order to claim your tickets at Will Call. ALL ACCESS passes are available for $75 and get you into events at both venues. 



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