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Cucalorus selected for $25K grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer February 24, 2021

After about a year and a half application process, Wilmington’s local nonprofit art organization Cucalorus was recently awarded a $25,000 grant for their annual Cucalorus Film Festival from...

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.
Still from This Changes Everything.

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...

Still from This Taco Truck Kills Fascists

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...

Blueprint to Oust Duterte by Rina Espiritu and Natalie Cook.

Cucalorus 24 kicks off with Dance-a-lorus

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor November 10, 2018

Cucalorus 24 kicked off Thursday night with Dance-a-lorus -- a dance event that explores the pairing of filmmakers and choreographers. This stage event featured nine different pieces that ranged in subject...

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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