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Southeastern Film Critics Association: ‘Moonlight’ best film of 2016

Southeastern Film Critics Association: ‘Moonlight’ best film of 2016

In other awards, Casey Affleck won Best Actor for “Manchester by the Sea” and Natalie Portman won Best Actress for “Jackie.”

by December 31, 2016 0 comments Asheville film
Trans rights activist and media star Mock to speak in Asheville on Wednesday

Trans rights activist and media star Mock to speak in Asheville on Wednesday

Tickets are available to hear Mock, a powerful voice for the transgender community, the author of a best-selling memoir and an online personality.

by September 26, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Barleycorn restaurant in West Asheville closes abruptly

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Barleycorn restaurant in West Asheville closes abruptly

Also, the improv group Reasonably Priced Babies announces a residency at The Altamont Theatre, and more.

by September 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Statue of Billy Graham to be moved from Nashville to Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Statue of Billy Graham to be moved from Nashville to Asheville

Also, Patton Public House restaurant is finally open, and much more.

by June 21, 2016 36 comments Asheville News
In new exhibition, Asheville documentary photographer Mike Belleme captures a wild life

In new exhibition, Asheville documentary photographer Mike Belleme captures a wild life

Belleme offers a window into the lives of a small band of homesteaders who have eschewed a modern life.

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Asheville arts, feature
New food/travel doc featuring Asheville chef Meherwan Irani gets March premiere in Atlanta

New food/travel doc featuring Asheville chef Meherwan Irani gets March premiere in Atlanta

The film follows Irani and his Chai Pani restaurant crew, who hit 10 cities across India in 10 days.

by February 16, 2016 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Filmmaker to screen Appalachian Trail documentary ‘The Long Trail’ Saturday

Filmmaker to screen Appalachian Trail documentary ‘The Long Trail’ Saturday

Chris Galloway’s film hits as the Appalachian Trail gets some renewed attention.

by May 29, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
VIDEO Wild Connections: ‘Appalachian Gold and the plight of ginseng’

VIDEO Wild Connections: ‘Appalachian Gold and the plight of ginseng’

Check out this short documentary film by Warren Wilson College students about the threat of illegal harvesting to ginseng in WNC.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Correction: Margaret Williams remains at Mountain Xpress, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Correction: Margaret Williams remains at Mountain Xpress, more

Also, a new shop selling vinyl records, video games and more is planning to open in West Asheville.

by April 4, 2015 5 comments Asheville News
Project seeks $2,000 from for Asheville public housing documentary

Project seeks $2,000 from for Asheville public housing documentary

The goal is to share stories of some of the more than 6,000 people living in Asheville public housing complexes.

by November 3, 2014 0 comments Asheville features
Lush Works, a new film production company opens photography gallery in downtown Asheville

Lush Works, a new film production company opens photography gallery in downtown Asheville

The Lush Works team produces commercials, documentaries, music videos and more.

Anna Jane Joyner, of Asheville environmental group WNC Alliance, with TV star Ian Sommerhalder in the summer of 2013./ Photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville environmental activist Anna Jane Joyner prepares for spotlight in upcoming Showtime doc

Joyner will be featured as part of a documentary Showtime series backed by high-profile producers including James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jerry Weintraub.

Inequality for All
(RADiUS-TWC)

Ashvegas movie review: Inequality for All

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich talks economics…and won’t put you to sleep in the process.

by October 21, 2013 3 comments Asheville film
(The Weinstein Company)

Ashvegas movie/book review: Salinger

If you really want to hear about J.D. Salinger and the madman stuff that happened to him…read the new biography instead.

by September 27, 2013 1 comment Asheville film, Reviews
(Magnolia Pictures)

Ashvegas movie review: Blackfish

“Don’t place orcas in captivity.”
“That’s it?”
“That’s it.”
“I got it, I’m gone.”

by September 8, 2013 6 comments Asheville film
Average blokes.
(Sony Pictures)

Ashvegas movie review: One Direction – This Is Us

As this documentary constantly reminds viewers, the world’s biggest pop stars are really just average blokes. Right…

by September 5, 2013 1 comment Asheville film
(Roadside Attractions)

Ashvegas movie review: Stories We Tell

Sarah Polley keeps viewers on the outside with this inside joke of a documentary.

by August 5, 2013 2 comments Asheville film
Two of my favorite Asheville photographers open exhibits Friday: Bellemare at Izzy’s, Zen at Ananda West

Two of my favorite Asheville photographers open exhibits Friday: Bellemare at Izzy’s, Zen at Ananda West

I really love the work of both Anthony Bellemare and Zen Sutherland. Check them out.

by August 2, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts
(Sundance Selects)

Ashvegas movie review: Dirty Wars

Reporter Jeremy Scahill CAN handle the truth in this exciting yet troubling documentary.

by July 24, 2013 0 comments Asheville film
Short film features story of an Asheville painter paralyzed in skiing accident

Short film features story of an Asheville painter paralyzed in skiing accident

The film features the amazing story of Marcus C. Thomas. The film is produced by Bob Peck of Asheville Multimedia.

by July 22, 2013 1 comment Asheville film
(RADiUS-TWC)

Ashvegas movie review: 20 Feet From Stardom

Background singers receive a well-deserved spotlight in this exceptional documentary.

by July 18, 2013 1 comment Asheville film
Ashvegas movie review: We Steal Secrets – The Story of WikiLeaks

Ashvegas movie review: We Steal Secrets – The Story of WikiLeaks

Either the website’s actual story is less tantalizing than it appears, or it truly is spectacular and Alex Gibney’s new film simply fails to present it as such.

by July 5, 2013 3 comments Asheville film
Asheville runners, take note: ‘Spirit of the Marathon II’ to screen June 12

Asheville runners, take note: ‘Spirit of the Marathon II’ to screen June 12

Carolina Cinemas will show the film June 12. Proceeds benefit fund aiding victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Filmmaker seeks crowd cash for Possum Drop doc

Filmmaker seeks crowd cash for Possum Drop doc

The story is an age-old tale of how outsider influence, in this case PETA, affects a close-knit community, in this case Brasstown.

by May 14, 2013 9 comments Asheville film

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