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The First Ever Lumbee Film Festival

Saturday, June 23, 2018
3pm–9pm
UNCP Entrepreneurship Incubator at 202 Main Street, downtown Pembroke, NC
FREE and open to the public, but please reserve your space in advance on Eventbrite.

The Lumbee Film Festival is a partnership between the Lumbee Tribe of NC, Cucalorus, and the NC Arts Council showcasing bold, original new films made by American Indians, especially members of the Lumbee Tribe living in North Carolina and across the United States.

Festival Schedule::

3pm: Shorts Block

4:30pm: Panel Discussion
Who Tells Our Stories: Extraction and Appropriation in Indigenous Communities with community organizers, filmmakers and tribe members discussing cultural extraction, cultural appropriation, and other issues faced by indigenous communities and their work within the cultural sector.  

5:30pm: Grand Opening Celebration
Launching the Lumbee Film Festival: Reception with refreshments and special guests

7pm: Feature Film
Warrior Women, directed by Christina D. King and Elizabeth A. Castle // with Special Guest Madonna Thunder Hawk and filmmaker Christina D. King in attendance!

**Films from the Lumbee Filmmaking Challenge will also screen.**

Find more information on Facebook and invite your friends. 

Spring Pop-Up Cinema Screening Series :: Leland Movies in the Park!

Leland Municipal Park |  Saturdays  |  Movies begin at Sundown

May 5: Cars 3
Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world.

May 19: Coco
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

June 2: Despicable Me 3
Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.

June 16: Leap!
An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

June 30: Waffle Street
A film adaptation of James Adams’ memoir of the same name, this riches-to-rags story follows Adams’ journey of self-discovery and redemption after losing his job as vice president of a multi-billion dollar hedge fund and finding work as a server at a local 24-hour diner. Starring Danny Glover and James Lafferty.

Contact (910) 408-3092 or Recreation@townofleland.com for more information.

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Spring Pop-Up Cinema Screening Series :: City of Wilson!

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park |  Fridays  |  Movies begin at 8PM

April 27: Cars 3
Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world.

May 4: Coco
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

May 11: Leap!
An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

May 18: Despicable Me 3
Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.

Visit www.wilsonwhirligigpark.org for more info!