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Abigail Falls

Erica Dunton
Narrative Features :: Vanguard
Running Time:96:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
10:00 AM EST
Friday, November 9
Station Main
4:00 PM EST
Saturday, November 10
Thalian Main

Cinematography: Alan Newcomb
Production Design: Matthew Petersen
Sound Design: Alex Markowski
Editor: Jacob Jordan
Gaffer: John ‘Fergy’ Ferguson
Score/Soundtrack: Harrison Colby and NO/NO
Starring: Jazzy De Lisser, Taylor Kowalski, Billy Baldwin, Daphne Zuniga
Producers: Carter Allen, Reece Allen  

Just out of college, Abbey navigates a relationship with her troubled friend Jude who has recently been diagnosed Bi-Polar. Abbey is thoughtful and guarded while Jude is her opposite, an intoxicating catalyst who lives every day as if it is her last. Friends forever… or at least until the fateful day when they both meet the enigmatic Henry. Set against the cityscape of New York and the rural mountains of North Carolina and shot on an iPhone, the film offers a modern commentary on falling in love through the youthful gaze of the camera that we all carry around in our pockets.

Shot in Wilmington, NC, Boone NC and New York, ABIGAIL FALLS was a recipent of the “FILMED in NC Program.” This program is an initiative of the Cucalorus Film Foundation and the NC Film Office to support indie filmmakers in North Carolina.

Short Before the FeaturePeas for Peace // Ingrid Veninger :: Cucalorus alumni Ingrid Veninger returns with her latest experiment, inspired by Yoko Ono, many mighty voices, and the internet.


This is director Erica Dunton’s eighth feature film. Her films have all been shot in Wilmington and have premiered and won awards at Sundance, Slamdance, Tribeca, Edinburgh… including an Audience Award at Sundance for her feature “To.get.her”. She has multiple television directing credits (“One Tree Hill,” “The Royals”) and is currently directing a Netflix anthology series. Erica is a Cucalorus Alumni and her first short film screened back in 2000.