The new film festival is created by and for local indie film artists, with a focus on Asheville talent.
The “Dirty Dancing” remake stars Abigail Breslin as Baby and Colt Prattes as Johnny.
In other awards, Casey Affleck won Best Actor for “Manchester by the Sea” and Natalie Portman won Best Actress for “Jackie.”
Hovering just out of the top 10 are “The Witch,” “The Nice Guys,” “Black Mass” and “Game of Thrones Season 5.”
Asheville-based Solis Films will be shooting the film around Asheville, Old Fort and Black Mountain starting Dec. 1.
The movie depicts a post apocalyptic world where the last few remaining inhabitants are the spirit animals of graffiti writers.
Zelda Fitzgerald and eight other women died in Asheville in a tragic fire.
An audience Q&A with Ben Lovett will follow the film screening of “Synchronicity.”
Filming for the made-for-TV remake of “Dirty Dancing” created a buzz in downtown.
Jules appeared unannounced at Asheville Pizza and Brewing and sang “Mad World” before two showings of the cult classic “Donnie Darko.”
The new movie theater on South French Broad Avenue will feature three screens, concessions and an array of film offerings.
Harrelson has also signed on to star alongside Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell in a movie filming in downtown Sylva this spring.
As Son of Saul portrays so movingly, evil is something that can infect any of us and is not easily washed away.
The $15 million film feature is about a mother confronting police brutality.
Unremittingly bleak, “The Witch” is filled with images so haunting that many people will find the movie disturbing.
“Spotlight,” a film about an investigation by a group of newspaper reporters, was a clear consensus winner among the voters.
The movie was originally set for an August release, then an October release.
The 250-seat, two-screen theater is expected to open in 2016.
The open call is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Riverside Business Park.
The two-day film festival kicks off Friday, with screenings at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, the New Mountain Amphitheater and other spaces around Asheville.