Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters — which premiered to a limited global audience earlier this year on NBA TV — traces multiple stories of basketball and Africa. It is UNC grad Taylor Sharp’s first documentary.
Film Fest 919, the Triangle’s newest film festival, will feature 36 films from 17 countries at Silverspot Cinemas in Chapel Hill. The ambitious films have won awards awards at major festivals around the world.
“Crazy Rich Asians,” which arrives in theaters this week, is the first time I’ve seen a movie on the big screen filled with characters who look like me and talk like me. It’s one victory against tokenism.
Buddy Holly and the early rock era is the subject of “Clear Lake,” which will begin shooting in early 2019. Though the filmmakers are from Raleigh, NC, they’ll make it elsewhere because there aren’t enough film incentives.
“Ant-Man and the Wasp,” the latest Marvel Comics Universe film by director Peyton Reed, a North Carolina native, opens this week. Before he became a big-time director, Reed was aiming for the stars in the Triangle.
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?," the new documentary about Fred Rogers and his TV series "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," is generating buzz nationwide. David Newell, best known as Mr. McFeely, will be at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.
Ron Shelton, who wrote and directed 'Bull Durham' in 1988 reflects on his time making the movie, the Crash Davis name, and how the antics of his minor league baseball career played into the storyline of the sports classic.