C21 Sweyer Sponsors Cucalorus Film Festival / Blue Velvet Filming Locations Map

    CENTURY 21 Sweyer & Associates is proud to sponsor Cucalorus this year for their 25th anniversary. To enhance the visitors experience at the festival, C21 Sweyer worked with Cucalorus to create an map of Downtown Wilmington which shows all of the event venues and also includes a self-guided tour of filming locations from the movie Blue Velvet which was filmed in Wilmington in 1986.

    The Greater Wilmington Business Journal published this article on C21 Sweyer’s sponsorship, including more information on the map:

    “We have filmmakers coming from all over the world who don’t realize that Blue Velvet was made here,” Brawley said about the iconic David Lynch film that came out in 1986, adding that in previous years many people had searched out the shooting locations themselves. The new map will make the search easier but will also draw increased attention to Wilmington’s history as a film destination.

    Century 21 Sweyer & Associates’ owner and general manager Jeff Sweyer said his company was proud to be part of the festival’s 25th anniversary year.

    “Deciding to sponsor Cucalorus was an easy decision, as this is a major cultural event in Wilmington,” he said in the release.’

    Cucalorus is a multi-disciplinary arts organization supporting emerging and innovative creative professionals through our annual film festival, stage festival, and Connect Conference, a residency program, a community cinema, and an extensive community engagement program. More than 20 years in the making, Cucalorus has since grown into one of the largest film festivals in the South. More than 300 films screen each year at venues all over downtown Wilmington, attracting a large number of participating artists (350+) and thousands of fans and industry professionals.

    The film festival will take place on November 13-17, 2019 in Downtown Wilmington.

    “Cucalorus Film Festival showcases bold and innovative new works in cinema, a beguiling mix of indie hits, international treasures and regional classics…There are no time limits or specific genres for film submissions – if you make it, we take it – from features to shorts, music videos, web series, tv commercials, branded content, and beyond.”

    Read more about Cucalorus and the festival at:

    https://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/more_news/2019/04/10/cucalorus_signs_2_additional_major_sponsors_for_2019/18809

    http://www.cucalorus.org/about/

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