Offshoot Film Festival To Feature 47 Films

By Nick Brothers |
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Jason Suel, a local actor and host of Later with Jason Suel, speaks at Offshoot Film Festival. Suel acts in “Neopolitan,” one of the fest’s local featured films.

Entering its sixth year as Fayetteville’s resident film festival this weekend, Offshoot Film Festival is looking its best yet. Originated by the local filmmaker group Seedling Film Association, Offshoot Film Festival is a grassroots organized festival by local filmmakers, actors, designers and other members of the film industry to further the education, networking and promotion…

Q&A: Shook Twins at Fayetteville Roots Festival

By Nick Brothers |

While the Fayetteville Roots Fest last week featured a few artists that played traditional folk styles in music with traditional folk instruments, there was one group that stood out from the rest. They were the Shook Twins. Renown for their “quirky folk” style, the two identical (yes, imagine interviewing them) twin sisters Katelyn and Laurie…