Raising Bertie Wins Down East Flick Fest Community Impact Award

Raising Bertie, the debut feature film from award-winning director Margaret Byrne, won the Down East Flick Festival Community Impact Film Series Award. This award is given to films that highlight the unique characteristics of Eastern North Carolina’s culture and sense of place, provide critical insights into the communities of Eastern North Carolina and demonstrate an understanding of the socio-economic and political challenges of the people and the region. 

You can read more about the film’s overall reach in our Raising Bertie Impact Report here.