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Real to Reel International Film Festival


Our goal is to showcase thought-provoking films and offer a venue where movie lovers who appreciate independent vision can celebrate this unique art form. The Cleveland County Arts Council is pleased to announce that on July 25-28, 2018 the 19th Annual “Real to Reel International Film Festival” will once again open its doors to embrace filmmakers and film lovers alike. Real to Reel Kids Fest sponsored by KidSenses Children's Interactive Museum will be a screening of films made for kids 14 and under and films made by Kids 14 and under! This screening will be July 28th, 10am-Noon. Located in the heart of North Carolina between Asheville and Charlotte, Cleveland County is right in the middle of it all. The mission of the Real to Reel International Film Festival is to offer a forum for independent film, video and multi-media artists from around the world to showcase their talents and expose the works of these artists to our region. Visitors to the Joy Performance Center - 202 S. Railroad Ave., Kings Mountain, a renovated classic theater from the 1940’s in Kings Mountain, NC can expect to find a great lineup of films from all over the world, a chance to talk with many of the filmmakers and of course a concession stand with all those goodies you would expect to find.