2022 Grand Motoring FILM FESTIVAL
NOVEMBER 3-4, 2022 - HILTON HEAD ISLAND
Tickets available now online or via the Arts Center Box Office
Friday Screenings: November 4 will see additional screenings and Q&A sessions with filmmakers at Coligny Theatre from 9:00am to 3:30pm with short and feature length films. Thursday Showcase event pass holders will have priority seating for Friday screenings. There is no admission fee for Friday screenings however a donation to charity suggested.
The Film Festival’s closing film “Betty Skelton: Boundless” will show on Friday afternoon at 2:00PM.
Grand Motoring Film Festival official selections will represent the best documentaries, web videos, short films, with entries across the landscape of automotive cinema.
Films and videos were reviewed by an esteemed group of judges representing film and television, automotive, and media industries with awards to be given out on November 3, 2022. Among the judges you’ll find luminaries like former editor and publisher of Autoweek Dutch Mandell, Pixar Animation Studios Creative Director of Franchise Jay Ward, “Death Race 2000” star Simone Griffeth and Silodrome.com founder and senior editor Ben Branch.
Blink of an Eye: Triumph to Tragedy the Greatest Sports Story Never Told ( Headliner Film)
This documentary chronicles racing driver Michael Watlrip’s struggles of racing 462 races without a single win in NASCAR and his unlikely friendship with Dale Earnhardt – nicknamed the Intimidator – the most feared and iconic driver in NASCAR history, while in the shadow of his successful brother Darrell. Culminating with Waltrip’s first win in the most tragic of circumstances.
Featuring Michael Waltrip, Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Richard Petty and Darrell Waltrip. Directed by Paul Taublieb.