The Charlotte Film Festival is coordinated by CHARLOTTE CINEMA ARTS, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

Charlotte, NC

Narrative Features

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Ann

Ruben, a lower-class visual artist who has decided to abandon his tormented life by taking refuge within his own imagination; creating a world parallel to reality, which distances him from all material and emotional attachment, thus exorcising his ego.

Screening

Date

Time

5:00 pm

September 29, 2018

Narrative Feature

Carla Forte

Directed by:  

Narrative Feature/US/2018/78 min

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August in Berlin

The chance meeting of a German and a Canadian in a Berlin cafe unravels their carefully constructed lives.

Screening

Date

Time

6:00 pm

September 30, 2018

Narrative Feature

Becky Smith

Directed by:  

Narrative Feature/US/2018/78 min

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Call Me Brother

After years of separation, Lisa, an awkward girl in her late teens is reunited with her brother, Tony and father, Frank for a summer weekend while her mother is on a trip. Revisiting their past, Lisa and Tony find comfort in each other in an off-kilter world. Alongside an ensemble cast of shitty friends and dysfunctional family members, we watch as Tony and Lisa grow more intimate and discover feelings that they didn't know were there.

Screening

Date

Time

7:05 pm

September 29, 2018

Narrative Feature

David Howe

Directed by:  

Narrative Feature/US/2018/78 min

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Muse

A painter's life is forever changed when a mythical and deadly spirit from Celtic lore (a Leannán Sí) becomes his muse and lover.

Screening

Date

Time

5:05 pm

September 28, 2018

Narrative Feature

John Burr

Directed by:  

Narrative Feature/US/2018/87 min

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My Name is Myeisha

A hip-hop musical inspired by the 1998 police shooting of California teen Tyisha Miller. At the moment of Myeisha's death at the hands of police, she guides us inside her mind and muses over the life she will be leaving behind, told through hip-hop, spoken word poetry, and dance.

Screening

Date

Time

7:45 pm

September 27, 2018

Narrative Feature

Gus Krieger

Directed by:  

Narrative Feature/US/2018/85 min

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Parallel Chords

A young violinist struggles to assert her individuality amidst the intense pressures of her pianist father and the formidable weight of her own musical ability.

Screening

Date

Time

6:10 pm

September 29, 2018

Narrative Feature

Catherine Dudley-Rose

Directed by:  

Narrative Feature/US/2018/98 min

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Sideboob

On the eve of the closing of his favourite night club, a dance-floor king must choose what type of man he wants to become after the final song drops.

Screening

Date

Time

4:15 pm

September 30, 2018

Narrative Feature

Richard Rotter

Directed by:  

Narrative Feature/Canada/2018/86 min

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Status Pending

An improvised-dialogue romantic dramedy in the vein of BEFORE SUNRISE and HUMPDAY, STATUS PENDING is the story of a couple struggling to live up to the life expectations their Facebook circle has laid out for them.

Screening

Date

Time

5:10 pm

September 28, 2018

Narrative Feature

Ben Zolno

Directed by:  

Narrative Feature/New Zealand/2017/85 min

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Thunder Road

A police officer comes to grips with a death of his mom when giving a heartfelt eulogy at her funeral.

Screening

Date

Time

6:45 pm

September 29, 2018

Narrative Feature

Jim Cummings

Directed by:  

Narrative Feature/US/2018/92 min