Bellingcat - Truth In A Post-Truth World
Apr
7
5:00 PM17:00

Bellingcat - Truth In A Post-Truth World

Fresh from its US premiere at SXSW 2019,Bellingcat - Truth In A Post-Truth Worldexplores the promise of open source investigation, taking viewers inside the exclusive world of the “citizen investigative journalist” collective known as Bellingcat. In cases ranging from the MH17 disaster to the poisoning of a Russian spy in the United Kingdom, the Bellingcat team’s quest for truth will shed light on the fight for journalistic integrity in the era of fake news and alternative facts.

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Leto
Apr
6
9:30 PM21:30

Leto

North Carolina Premiere. Nominated for the Palme D'Or and winner of the Best Soundtrack/Composer Award at Cannes 2018, Leto (translation: Summer) has enjoyed a wildly successful festival tour since then with much critical acclaim. 

Leningrad, one summer in the early eighties. Smuggling LP’s by Lou Reed and David Bowie, the underground rock scene is boiling ahead of the Perestroika. Mike and his beautiful wife Natasha meet with young Viktor Tsoï, one of Russia's most important rock icons. Together with friends, they will change the destiny of rock’n’roll in the Soviet Union.

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Bellingcat - Truth In A Post-Truth World
Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

Bellingcat - Truth In A Post-Truth World

Fresh from its US premiere at SXSW 2019,Bellingcat - Truth In A Post-Truth Worldexplores the promise of open source investigation, taking viewers inside the exclusive world of the “citizen investigative journalist” collective known as Bellingcat. In cases ranging from the MH17 disaster to the poisoning of a Russian spy in the United Kingdom, the Bellingcat team’s quest for truth will shed light on the fight for journalistic integrity in the era of fake news and alternative facts.

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THE REUNITED STATES
Apr
6
5:50 PM17:50

THE REUNITED STATES

This Work-in-Progress short version of the upcoming feature-length documentary will be screened during the Clashing Viewpoints panel, presented by director Ben Rekhi and producer Sol Tryon. 

Since the 2016 election, Americans have segregated themselves into two warring camps with views so hardline it makes civil discourse nearly impossible. But there is a movement of people who are working tirelessly to bridge these divides. "The Reunited States" is a feature documentary that profiles people who are actively promoting depolarization and communication across the country.

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Cat Fly Presents: Homegrown Films
Apr
6
4:30 PM16:30

Cat Fly Presents: Homegrown Films

Cat Fly is an Asheville-based, non-profit film festival that highlights and supports up-and-coming indie film artists. Following their 2019 festival March 29-31, they'll share works from regional filmmakers with the Connect Beyond audience, at this showcase of Homegrown short films. 

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The Land of Fish & Grits: Film Screening + Q&A
Apr
6
3:15 PM15:15

The Land of Fish & Grits: Film Screening + Q&A

The Land of Fish & Grits is a food and culture show that reinterprets the past and imagines the future of Southern cuisine by centering its Black and Indigenous creators. Hosted by musician, executive chef, and botanist Justin Robinson, we joy ride through the Dirty South in this humorous, hip, and multi-sensory retelling of mama’s country cooking. 

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All They Will Call You:  Searching for the Plane Wreck at Los Gatos
Apr
6
2:30 PM14:30

All They Will Call You: Searching for the Plane Wreck at Los Gatos

Award winning author, Tim Z. Hernandez, offers this engaging performance based on his book “All They Will Call You,” which chronicles his ongoing search for the lives and stories behind one of the most compelling protest songs of the 20th century, “Plane Wreck at Los Gatos (Deportees)”, written by Woody Guthrie.

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Don't Get Trouble In Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops Story - Film Screening + Q&A
Apr
6
1:15 PM13:15

Don't Get Trouble In Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops Story - Film Screening + Q&A

The story of the meteoric rise of the Grammy-winning band The Carolina Chocolate Drops, as well as the untold story of how blacks and whites collaborated to create the earliest forms of American popular music. Join director/producer John Whitehead after the screening for an audience Q&A!

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The Revolution Generation: How Millennials Can Save America and the World (Before It's Too Late) - Film Screening + Q&A
Apr
6
11:00 AM11:00

The Revolution Generation: How Millennials Can Save America and the World (Before It's Too Late) - Film Screening + Q&A

We are pleased to present Sundance-winner Josh Tickell and Big Picture Ranch's upcoming feature documentary, in this exclusive work-in-progress audience test screening for select area college students & Connect Beyond guests. Featuring Q&A with the creative team, an interactive social/political action experience hosted by SameSide, and live filming. The Revolution Generationis a manifesto for today's youth on the societal forces that have shaped and held back their generation, and how they can deploy their unique strengths to revolutionize systems that have exploited or failed them. 

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