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First at Four: 22nd annual Cucalorus Film Festival this weekend

The 22nd Annual Cucalorus Film Festival will begin Wednesday, November 9 in downtown Wilmington. (Source: Cucalorus website) The 22nd Annual Cucalorus Film Festival will begin Wednesday, November 9 in downtown Wilmington. (Source: Cucalorus website)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

The 22nd annual Cucalorus Film Festival will begin Wednesday, Nov. 9 in downtown Wilmington. 

Festival Director Dan Brawley joined First at Four to discuss what the public can expect when attending the festival. 

The Cucalorus Film Festival and CONNECT Conference takes place Nov. 9-13.

The first Cucalorus Film Festival was in 1994 and crowds wrapped around the block to see 16 local films screening at Water Street restaurant by the Cape Fear River. Cucalorus takes place every November to celebrate independent and international film for five days.

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Cucalorus has grown into one of the largest film festivals in the south. More than 200 films screen each year at venues all over downtown Wilmington, attracting a large number of participating artists and thousands of fans and industry professionals. Festival programs focus on dance, music videos, emerging artists, social justice, works-in-progress, and international cinema. 

For a look at the schedule and ticket information, click here.

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