“Reel Conversations” highlights filmmakers and others featured in the 21st Annual International Real to Reel Film Festival. On this episode of “Reel Conversations,” Thomas Manning speaks with Will Eskridge and Noel T. Manning II, cofounders of the Real to Reel Film Fest.
Will and Noel share their memories about the development of this festival that is celebrating 21 years. They’ll also talk about the festival’s connection to indie film pioneer Earl Owensby and more on “Reel Conversations.”
The Cleveland County Arts Council’s 21st Annual “Real to Reel International Film Festival” will be fully online this year through Seed & Spark due to the COVID-19 pandemic, featuring official selections Sept. 9 – Oct. 9, 2020.
For over two decades, Real to Reel has showcased thought-provoking films from around the world and offers opportunities for cinema-lovers to embrace the independent vision of this unique art form.
For more information on the festival, visit the Real to Reel International Film Festival website.
Thomas Manning is a member of the NCFCA, and also the co-host of the television show and radio program “Meet Me at the Movies.” He has served as a production assistant and voting member on the Film Selection Committee for the Real to Reel Film Festival. He is currently studying film, television, and English at Gardner-Webb University.
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