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Over the past two decades Tom Davenport has established himself as one of the most important and successful folklore filmmakers active in America. His finest films are all essentially autobiographies of people and cultures whose stories they tell. This uniquely autobiographical approach is apparent in his North Carolina films.
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18630
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In 1915, North Carolina novelist Thomas Dixon traveled to Hollywood to create a film entitled “The Fall of a Nation,” the sequel to “Birth of a Nation,” the successful film adaptation of his 1905 novel, “The Clansman.” Dixon's directorial, production, and script credits between 1915 and 1937 included several films involving Reconstruction, the Ku Klux Klan, psychoanalysis, and the Red Scare.
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18632
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North Carolina writer John Ehle's entire career has been interconnected to the film industry. From being Governor Terry Sanford's special assistant where he participated in the creation of the North Carolina Film Board and the North Carolina School of the Arts, to his novels being adapted into films themselves, Ehle has greatly influenced film in North Carolina.
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18952
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Videographer Neal Hutcheson has produced an extensive collection of documentaries on North Carolina's notable folk artists, folk speech of North Carolina cultural groups, and the family and community contexts of regional folk life.
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24837
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Originally from Florida, Brendan and Jeremy Smyth came to Durham in 2013 under the impression that the city had a thriving experimental film community. When they arrived, they realized they were mistaken, but took advantage of the situation and started their microcinema, calling it Unexposed. Their series has changed the local and national state of contemporary experimental film and now the brothers hope to make their art form accessible to all.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 1, January 2016, p25-26, por Periodical Website
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25487
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Kevin Williamson, class of 1987, known as the creator Dawsons Creek, is also dominating the scary movie genre and creating more intensely popular TV series.
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25852
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Ken Wyatt, associate professor in East Carolina University’s program in art, film, and media production, is meeting the neighbors of serial bomber Eric Rudolph, who spent time in Murphy, North Carolina. The result, a documentary entitled ‘Pray for Eric,’ explores the area residents’ feelings on the area.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Summer 2010, p27 Periodical Website
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27051
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Recognizing the devastation wrought on North Carolina’s film industry, the General Assembly increased grant funding for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The boutique movie theater movement finally reached the Triangle with three new so-called luxury theaters opening. Local filmmakers and festivals also had a successful year.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 51, Dec 2015, p26, il Periodical Website
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Brothers Matt and Ross Duffer grew up in the suburbs of Durham, and began making films in third grade. The Duffers made a breakthrough with their eight-episode series Stranger Things, which is now on Netflix. The series was created based on the Duffers’ favorite stories by Stephen King.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 29, July 2016, p23, por Periodical Website
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27745
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Saleem Reshamwala is an independent filmmaker and the owner of the Durham video production company KidEthnic. Reshamwala’s latest project is titled Dreaming Durham which will have Durham residents ask bystanders what they would like to see on the city’s vacant lots. The final film will then digitally illustrate these requests on top of the images of the empty lots as a commentary on the extreme change happening in Durham. Reshamwala is known for collaborating, his “weirdness,” and his passion.
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28842
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Ramin Bahrani is a North Carolina-born filmmaker who has garnered an extraordinary amount of international acclaim. His latest film, Goodbye Solo, reflects Bahrani’s experience in Winston-Salem, and the influence of immigrant cultures.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 10 Issue 5, May 2009, p40-41, il, por Periodical Website
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34431
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Thomas Morgan’s journey from real estate and green energy to indie filmmaking is itself a film-worthy story. Morgan became a filmmaker by chance after meeting Morgan Spurlock and Susan Sarandon at a party, with whom he discussed the idea of documenting homelessness. The Charlotte producer’s latest film, Soufra, was screened in May as an official selection for the Positive Cinema Week at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
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34870
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Fayetteville filmmaker Jeremiah McLamb draws on his church, the Northwood Temple, for inspiration in his works. McLamb began writing short scripts during his childhood. This blossomed into a passion when he began filming stage productions in high school. After graduating, he started a company to produce commercial films and has since made two full length movies that tell stories of redemption and spirituality. Inspired by the mainstream acceptance of faith-based films, McLamb is confident there is a market for faith-filled cinema.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2016, p36-39, il, por Periodical Website
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39444
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Fazio and Hutchens are both professors at the University of North Carolina Pembroke; they made a documentary film, Voices of the Lumbee, which captured the culture, religious and economic life, and work history of the Lumbee tribe in North Carolina.