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.
Directed by Neal Hutcheson and Danica Cullinan
The Cherokee Indians of North America were once the dominant power in what is now the Southeastern United States. Around 14,000 Cherokee remain in their ancestral homeland in the mountains of North Carolina, but few among them still speak their native language, and no children are learning the language at home. The Eastern Band of Cherokee are now taking extraordinary steps in a fight to preserve the language with the establishment of a total immersion school. (56 min)
Directed by Jonathon Proctor
“Small Town, USA” takes you on a road trip to see the hidden gems of our country. This documentary stops in Andrews, North Carolina and shows you the unique events, attractions, regional historical significance, and the local personalities who make this small town exciting for the visitor and resident alike. (50 min)
Langley McArol leads a roundtable discussion about what it takes to be a working actor today in the Southeast. Topics include networking, auditions self promotion, set etiquette and more. (This event will likely sell out, so get your tickets in advance to guarantee a seat).
Directed by Jacob Joyner
Directed by Sabina Satar
Directed by Wendy Keeling
Directed by Nicolas Caicoya
Directed by Yatao Li
Directed by Chris Ordal
IN THE BLIND
Directed by Davis Hall
Directed by Erin Derham.
Discover a subculture of artists sharing select spaces in downtown Asheville, North Carolina to awaken passersby to musical traditions across space and time. “Buskers” come from as far as Europe and Asia to play, learn, and receive the famous hospitality of the American South. Filled with passionate live performances, personal insights, hilarious stories and tender moments between total strangers, Derham illuminates the culture and personalities that dare to destroy the invisible barriers we set between ourselves and our streets. FEATURE (60 min) WATCH TRAILER
THE SECRET LIFE OF BALLOONS
Directed by Lauren & Nina Graham.
The Secret Life of Balloons explores the parallel journeys of a boy and his girlfriend at very different stages of existence. Left lost and believing they’ll never connect again, this uplifting short film asks questions about the boundaries of love, life and letting go. Sometimes there’s only one thing left to say and only one way to say it. SHORT (10 min)
Directed by Shanra Kehl
A feature length dramedy that follows the morning after of eight individuals who wake up in someone else’s bed. Do they stay or do they go?
Directed by Angus Mullane
Tired of being seen as a loser by his ex-wife, Johnny hatches a plan. With help from his best mate, Jimbo, he sets out to prove to her that he is the hero she deserves. SHORT (7 min)
Use the TICKET PORTAL below to get your tickets in advance. Select 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.