GroundSwell Pictures to Use Arts Council Grant to Support Film Festival

Source: GroundSwell Pictures, Inc., Fayetteville NC
Source: GroundSwell Pictures, Inc., Fayetteville NC

GroundSwell Pictures has received a grant in the amount of $6,400 from the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, North Carolina in support of Indigo Moon Film Festival 2018.

Indigo Moon is an annual film festival bringing in films and filmmakers from around the world for a three-day event in October.  Four venues in downtown Fayetteville NC show films to audiences. The festival includes an opening night film and reception as well as an awards banquet and encore showings of the winning films.  The festival will occur October 12-14, 2018.

Said Board President, Pat Wright:

“GroundSwell Pictures is honored to have received these funds which will help support this exciting cultural arts festival,”

Says Deborah Martin Mintz, Arts Council Executive Director:

“The Arts Council is proud to partner with GroundSwell Pictures in support of Indigo Moon Film Festival. Project Support Grants for 2018-2019 will help fund 23 projects facilitated by 20 nonprofit organizations. These projects help strengthen our communities through festivals and concerts, youth education programs, arts exhibitions and workshops, and so much more.”

Project Support Grants increase opportunities for access to arts, science, cultural and historical programming in Cumberland County.  The grants are awarded to nonprofit agencies in Cumberland County that demonstrate financial and administrative stability.

GroundSwell Pictures is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in Fayetteville NC that seeks to engage and inspire diverse communities by producing films, showing films, teaching filmmaking, and supporting films that make a positive difference and enrich the community through cultural arts.  Visit them online at, or  follow GroundSwell Pictures updates on Facebook here.

Indigo Moon Film Festival 2018 poster
Indigo Moon Film Festival 2018 poster

For more information about the annual Indigo Moon Film Festival October 12-14, 2018 in Fayetteville NC, visit

The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County serves more than 300,000 residents of Fayetteville and Cumberland County. The Arts Council’s grants, programs and services are funded in part by contributions from businesses and individuals and through grants from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, and the North Carolina Arts Council, with funding from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.


Source: GroundSwell Pictures, Inc.

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