Longleaf Film Festival

Longleaf Film Festival

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The Photography Program at Randolph Community College was well represented on Friday night at the Longleaf Film Festival at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. The event was held outdoors under the stars on the Bicentennial Plaza in front of the museum.

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Photojournalism students taught by Jay Capers and Khadejeh Nikouyeh produced an 18 minute documentary video entitled “Blue and Gold Marching Machine” that features the musicians and dancers of the North Carolina A&T State University’s marching band, now in their 100th year.

RCC photography graduate, Griffin Hart Davis, presented his 10 minute narrative short film entitled “Fall of the Matador” that depicts a matador who struggles with his emotional and spiritual existence as he practices his craft of bullfighting. Another RCC photography graduate, Eric Waters, was among those who assisted Griffin with the project.

These two films with Randolph Community College connections are among 59 juried films that were included in the 2019 Official Selections for the Longleaf Film Festival.

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Signing the commemorative filmmakers poster

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Taking questions after the viewing.

Documentary selected for film festival

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The Photojournalism class documentary, “Blue & Gold Marching Machine” on the A&T marching band is an official selection for the 2019 Longleaf Film Festival in Raleigh on May 10 and 11. Our film will be shown on Friday night, May 10, at 8:30pm