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Cucalorus Film Review: 'Dramarama' is a sweet coming-of-age tale

Cucalorus Film Review: ‘Dramarama’ is a sweet coming-of-age tale

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer November 25, 2020

Films concerning the relationships and struggles of modern American high schoolers are a dime a dozen—but very few high school movies attempt to display the nuances and three-dimensional traits of their...

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The Cucalorus Film Festival shows “Freeland” at UNCW’s Curbside Cinema

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer November 21, 2020

Earlier this year, the reputable SXSW Film Festival of Austin, Texas was thrown into a whirlwind of inconvenience spurred by the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in the U.S. With the original plans for...

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Cucalorus Film Review: “Drought” at the drive-in

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer November 17, 2020
“Drought,” a movie defined by its charm, meaningful creative vision and compelling narrative of sibling love both pleasantly surprised me and gave me warm feelings towards a home I have always taken for granted. While the acting in the movie leaves something to be desired, its characters are charming and relatable.
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Cucalorus Film Review: “Beast Beast”

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

The Cucalorus Film Festival is now in full swing, as selections have begun to premiere both in-person at Curbside Cinema and online through streaming and live showings. “Beast Beast” is one of...

Cucalorus Film Festival approaches 26th annual outing

Cucalorus Film Festival approaches 26th annual outing

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer November 7, 2020
Perhaps Wilmington’s most important annual film event, Cucalorus is especially known for showcasing eclectic short films and feature films that attendees may otherwise never have a chance to see. And in the footsteps of renowned festivals such as Venice and Toronto, Cucalorus has opted to screen films despite the pandemic—only this time, they’ve taken necessary measures to ensure the safety of the patrons.
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Cucalorus 24 Review: “This Changes Everything”

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor November 14, 2018

50 percent of films shown at Cucalorus are made by women. Sadly, that isn’t the case everywhere else.    I was brought to tears by "This Changes Everything," Tom Donahue's documentary about the...

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Cucalorus 24 Review: “This Taco Truck Kills Fascists”

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor November 12, 2018

Cucalorus 24 was full of shorts, films, stage and connect events that gave artists a chance to speak their minds and let their art be seen and heard by the community. The film "This Taco Truck Kills...

Cucalorus 24 preview: Highlighting UNCW students and staff talents

Cucalorus 24 preview: Highlighting UNCW students and staff talents

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor November 5, 2018

Since 1994, filmmakers, movie buffs and artists alike have gathered each November in Downtown Wilmington to celebrate art and screen films from all over the world. Cucalorus is a non-competitive film festival...

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