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for Independent Weekly Vol. 22 Issue 6, Feb 2005
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The chances of an independent filmmaker getting his or her film accepted for showing in Utah's Sundance Film Festival are enormous. In 2005, there were 2,613 submissions for sixteen slots in the dramatic competition section. This year two North Carolina filmmakers, Tim Kirkman and Phil Morrison, had their films selected. Cheshire discusses the films and the impressions they made on the festival audiences.
Founded in 1985, Southern Culture on the Skids (SCOTS) is a Chapel Hill- based rock band led by Rick Miller. Although critics have attached various labels to the band's sound, the group has developed over the last fifteen years a style that labels cannot adequately portray. Miller discusses his work and new recording studio.
Quilting is enjoying a resurgence as an art form and is being displayed in museums and art galleries. In Durham, the African American Quilt Circle meets once a month at the Hayti Cultural Center. Circle member Candace Thomas discusses her work and creations.