Byrd Theatre

A film exploring the complex relationship between black women and European beauty standards is one of several provocative offerings at the Afrikana Independent Film Festival. more

Aug 22, 2016 11:05 AM Stage & Screen

From the Summer 2016 Carytown Guide: Carytown is an all-inclusive destination for a day out with the family more

Jul 18, 2016 10:45 AM Living

Heading into its fifth year, the Richmond International Film Festival is putting forth what the director calls its largest and most diverse lineup yet. Screenings will be held March 3 to 6 at The Byrd Theatre and Movieland at Boulevard Square. more

Feb 23, 2016 10:38 AM Arts

After a $4.1 million restoration, Hopewell theater seeks to expand its audience more

Jan 12, 2016 9:14 AM Arts

The Bijou Film Center is presenting "Entertainment," the latest work by Richmond-based filmmaker Rick Alverson, followed by a Q&A with Alverson and lead actor Gregg Turkington on Nov. 8. more

Nov 5, 2015 12:25 PM , Datebook

Filmmaker John Waters discusses art, culture and universal depravity at the Byrd Theatre Oct. 16 more

Oct 8, 2015 10:17 AM Datebook

The documentary The Dark Side of the Full Moon, which deals with postpartum depression, will be screened at the Byrd Theatre on Oct. 4. more

Sep 17, 2015 12:01 PM Health

Director Peter Bogdanovich describes the way "The Third Man" became a great film as a series of happy accidents with all involved at the height of their powers. Joseph Cotten, playing writer Holly Martins, is one of a powerful cast. more

Aug 27, 2015 1:40 PM Arts

What began in Washington, D.C., in 2001 as a novelty idea blossomed into 130-city worldwide event with over 30,000 films and participation by almost 400,000 people. Richmond's winning 2015 crop is getting screened at the Byrd on Sunday. more

Jul 28, 2015 5:28 PM Arts

The 22nd version of the James River Film Festival brings to Richmond audiences films that aren't likely to be available to your Netflix anytime soon. Go see them this weekend. more

Apr 9, 2015 2:28 PM Arts

Poet Janaka Stucky stops here on tour with his latest poetry collection, "The Truth Is We Are All Perfect," alongside Richmond writers Valley Haggard and Allison Titus. Plus, why the Germans didn't blow up Paris and 100-year-old man of many hats. more

Mar 30, 2015 4:48 PM Arts


Photo courtesy Virginia Bertholet

The Byrd is one of the "mythic cinemas" featured in a new French documentary series. more

Mar 4, 2015 8:30 AM Stage & Screen


photo courtesy Bijou Film Center

A mysterious photographer and a history hobbyist are linked by circumstance and the resulting film is getting shown on Sunday at the Byrd Theatre. more

Feb 10, 2015 6:05 PM Arts


photo courtesy Mardi Gras RVA

Mardi Gras isn't just for New Orleans; mistress of ceremonies Elli Morris leads the parade. Come as you are or come as a car wash. It's whatever you can create. more

Feb 6, 2015 1:17 PM Arts

Richmond’s diversity and its growing art scene makes it an ideal location for the Afrikana Independent Film Festival, says founder and creative director Enjoli Moon, who is putting on two events this week, including a Virginia premiere. more

Nov 19, 2014 9:55 AM Arts

In an effort to raise the money needed to open the Bijou Film Center, James Parrish and Terry Rea are presenting a screening this Sunday (Sept. 21) of "A Hard Day's Night" at the Byrd Theatre. more

Sep 18, 2014 6:05 PM Arts

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