North Carolina Visions

North Carolina Visions

From full-length documentaries to experimental shorts, for over a decade North Carolina Visions has offered the best mix of North Carolina's filmmaking talent— featuring nearly 300 films & videos and showcasing the richness of independent cinema in the Tar Heel State.

North Carolina Visions captures the issues and artistry of North Carolina’s independent cinema. Bringing together filmmakers from the mountains to the coast, this year’s lineup projects the powerful narratives, compelling documentaries and innovative experimental films that capture the true independent spirit of the Tar Heel State.

Of the dozens of works submitted to UNC-TV each year, North Carolina Visions chooses only the best and brightest films with a little something for everyone. 



Not only does the series offer filmmakers with ties to the state a familiar home for their cinematic endeavors, but each season brings both Tar Heel locales and native performers to audiences eager to enjoy the local flavor of hometown talent.