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Longleaf Film Festival 2021

Friday, May 14, and Saturday, May 15

A free-to-attend festival that highlights the best of independent film in a place that strives to tell the stories that connect us all—this is Longleaf. Our weekend festival screens films that demonstrate a Tar Heel State connection, through the people involved in making them or through their subject. The North Carolina Museum of History serves as home base for Longleaf Film Festival.

Entering year seven in 2021, Longleaf continues to grow, even though, due to COVID-19, Longleaf 2020 became a series of online and live-streamed events. Still, through our community of filmmakers and film fans, we were able to promote the art and craft of filmmaking and the passion of film to viewers in Raleigh, the Triangle, and beyond. Explore Longleaf Film Festival through our website, or through FilmFreeway. And stay in touch—join the conversation through social media. We’re @LongleafFilmFestival on Facebook and Instagram, and @LongleafFF on Twitter. We know that making films is making history.