The 9th Annual Joedance Film Festival

August 3-4, 2018, 8pm-11pm

The Joedance Film Festival, held annually the first weekend of August, in Uptown Charlotte’s Fourth Ward neighborhood and hosted by The Charlotte Ballet, honors the late Joe Restaino to raise funds for rare pediatric cancer research and clinical trials at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC. Joedance is also committed to supporting filmmakers, producers, writers and directors with a Charlotte connection by screening their films at the film festival.

The Joedance Family would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to all the filmmakers who submitted their beautiful work and to all those who came to enjoy the films with us. We have donated over $130,000 to Levine Children’s Hospital. We couldn’t do it without you!

2017 Film Selections


Devadasi_NOW – Indrani Nayar-Gall

Erosion – Joshua Yates

Four Pies – Andrew Huggins

The Gospel of Hipbones – Chris Gervais

HERE ALONE – David Ebeltoft

Night Shift – Noah Campagna

Pressure – Daniel Cimini


A Spot in the Sky – Anil Dhokai

Black Friday – Anthony Bartlett

Crab Trap – Chip White 7 Shea Sizemore

Crass – Micah Troublefield

Failure – Jonathon Rasmussen

The Hidden – Juli Emmons & Chris Baker

The Hooker and the Necrophiliac – Mike Reda

Loa – George Kozulinski & Joshua Yates

Too Much Everyone – Erik Murphy

Turning into a Rock – Bradlee Hicks

Download printable film list

2017 Festival Poster

The official Joedance Film Festival poster for 2017 is original art by Lindsay Kosma.  The scene is of the 10th Street Townhomes Courtyard, where Joedance started in August 2010.  Located in 4th Ward, Uptown Charlotte, this has been the Home of Joedance for eight years.

2017 Joedance Film Festival Poster by Lindsay Kosma

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