Raleigh Film & Art Festival 2018

Saturday October 13th


9:00 am

Doors open

meet and shop with artists and crafters 

10:00 am -1:00 pm

Film screening begins  

15 min Q&A at the end of each showing 

Block one 

Feature Films


Location: Venture Hall

in the IMAX Theatre at Marbles


By Proper Ginko

Feature Film

In a rich Manhattan condo a billionaire lady is murdered. All the evidence leads the police to the conclusion of a suspect but they are wrong. 
A murder mystery in the style of Hitchcock that goes backwards

The 12 Lives of Sissy Carlyle
The 12 Lives of Sissy Carlyle Trailer

The 12 Lives of Sissy Carlyle
By Fran Burst-Terranella 

Feature Film


 When Sissy Carlyle unexpectedly inherits her parents’ antique shop, she creates daring alternative lives – bold women with exciting adventures Sissy explores in secret journals. One afternoon, an enigmatic young man walks into her shop and her careful, predictable life begins to unravel.

Some of the films screened at Raleigh Film festival may contain content only suitable for adults.

Saturday October 13th


1:00 pm - 1:30 pm  

meet and shop with artists and crafters 

Film screening

 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

*15 min Q&A at the end of all showings 

Block Two

Mid-Length, and

Documentary Films

1:00pm - 4:30pm 

Location: Venture Hall

in the IMAX Theatre at Marbles

By Mark Maxey


Millions of people have been touched by his music, yet few know the journey, hardships and triumphs of American musician and composer W.G. Snuffy Walden. In UP TO SNUFF, friends and collaborators share personal stories, laughs and insights about this generous soul who overcame the excesses of rock and roll to find success as one of the most beloved composers in television history. Infused with Snuffy’s music throughout, the film features luminaries from television, film and music, including Aaron Sorkin, Martin Sheen, Tom Arnold, Timothy Busfield, Fred Savage, Marshall Herskovitz, Steve Lukather, Chaka Khan and Eric Burdon, and scenes from The West Wing, Wonder Years, and thirtysomething.

Bum Promises
By Zephyr Entertainment 

'Deep in the Smokey Mountains, a beaten down drifter, unsure of his own humanity, manipulates his way into the home of two grieving siblings. 

By  James Balfour & Random Gott

There are thousands of local bands in the United States and you never hear their stories.

The Raleigh-Durham area's favorite pork-obsessed Surfabilly band, Phatlynx (pronounced "FAT-links") was conceived as a one-off show/group to get as many people as they could fit into Chapel Hill, NC's The Cave to play the Link Wray song "Rumble" at the same time. They did that, and had such a good time, they've kept going, playing more shows and adding more songs, some of which aren't by Link Wray but still have the same rockin', low-fi attitude. What keeps these four middle aged men rockin' despite growing older, having families, and trying to pay the bills?

Falling South
By Lorraine Portman 



Charlotte puts Rochester in the rear view as she runs away from the life she has known. She has never been on her own and doesn't know if she'll make it as her resources are stripped away. She meets diverse women who offer connection, insight, and laughter on the road to Florida and a possible new life.

Some of the films screened at Raleigh Film festival may contain content only suitable for adults.

Saturday October 13th

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

meet and shop with artists and crafters 


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Film screening's  

*15 min Q&A at the end of all showings

meet and shop with artists and crafters 

8:30pm - 10:00pm 

Live Band, Poet and Awards Event. 





Awards Presented by Founder

Artist Christopher Terrell 

Block Three 

Shorts, Music Video, Animation and Experimental Films


Location: Venture Hall

in the IMAX Theatre at Marbles

By UkeLayla UCF Film 

Layla, a young girl with a speech disability, has high hopes for her first day of school, but her differences make it difficult to connect to others. Where speech fails, music speaks. Follow Layla and Kiki into a world of music, magic, and friendship in UkeLayla!

Ripe Figs
By Artemis Preeshi  

An adaptation of the short story by Kate Chopin, a young woman longs for a world beyond the limited one she lives in, under the wing of her god-mother.

By Brittany Brock 



An unexpected meeting turns dangerous as two children navigate through their developing town.

The Facts Of Life
By Clyde (Tom) Bennett 

A young lady learns the absurd facts of life, in a surprising manner, in this crazy British inspired comedy with an American twist.

By Mark & Anna Casadei 

Tom never had a chance to hold his son before he passed. Haunted by the decision to leave early that week, Tom struggles to come to terms with his decision and the death of his infant son. However, when another man interrupts his conversation at his sons grave, he finds it hard to concentrate and is determined to confront the man who is ruining his moment with his only son

Won't You Say You Love Me
By Jake Brinn 

Music Videos

When a rock band roadie gets set up with an uptown girl, all it takes is one night of adventure to start their love story.

Another 10 Minutes
By Jay Reid 


A man waits for an interview.

Killing Time
Killing Time Trailer

Killing Time
By Ly Bolia 

A fallen angel returns to earth to find his past and ends up absolved of his sins.

Surfer Dan
By Josefine Hoetzel 


With an area of 31,700 square miles, Lake Superior is bigger than the state of Maine. In the winter months, strong winds blow across the cold water creating deadly currents… icebergs… and waves. Dan Schetter is a native of the upper peninsula of Michigan, with Lake Superior bordering its northern coast. Schetter is a local legend with a love for the outdoors and Lake Superior’s wicked, winter waters.

By Allen Cross 

A student film about a different perspective of a challenging topic.

Movie Night
By HimHer Productions 


Every week, Stacy and Will have a movie night together. This week, the popcorn is popped and the wine is poured. The only thing missing is Will.

The Case Against Mr. Sheppard
By Jorge Barboza 

A detective's interrogatory reveals the mystery behind the most famous deaths of the recent history.

By Alexi Paraschos 
Music Videos

By Ihmic M El 

An non narrative experimental film shot in the Mojave Desert high lands.

Some of the films screened at Raleigh Film festival may contain content only suitable for adults.

Band: Javon with          Isaiah & The Boys


Artist Christopher Terrell

Band: Javon with          Isaiah & The Boys

Spoken Word Performance: 

Church The Poet 

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