film festivals

Throw on your best dark cloak and practice your melancholy: It's the Poe Film Festival, beginning Thursday at the Poe Museum's Unhappy Hour. more

Sep 21, 2016 2:42 PM Stage & Screen 1 Comments

"Shooting the Prodigal," about a Jewish filmmaker creating a movie for a Baptist church in Alabama, was a leap of faith. more

Aug 16, 2016 11:00 AM Stage & Screen

"Eyes of the Roshi," an independent action-thriller produced in Tidewater and Central Virginia and starring Eric Roberts, is part yoga-martial arts meditation and part head-blasting, beat-down, seamy rural underworld melodrama. more

Aug 11, 2016 2:50 PM Stage & Screen 1 Comments

An author and filmmaker’s latest offering is fueled by a passion for Jackson Ward’s complex history more

May 16, 2016 1:50 PM Stage & Screen

The James River Film Festival’s 23rd year runs April 7 to 10 with offerings such as "The Man Who Fell to Earth," starring the late David Bowie; a 30th anniversary showing of "Heavy Metal Parking Lot" and Richmonder JJ McMoon's "Run." more

Apr 7, 2016 10:23 AM Datebook

French director Yann Arthus-Bertrand began as a wildlife photographer in hot air balloons over Kenya. During the past 40 years, he's created monumental films and television series about animals, forests, the oceans — and now, what it is to be human. more

Apr 5, 2016 1:52 PM Stage & Screen

The circus is here, a frog is about to kiss a princess and music is all around us this weekend, plus we have a film festival recap and "Mercy Street" news. more

Mar 9, 2016 5:22 PM Arts

Two film festivals, numerous First Friday art openings, an album release party with indie rocker Lucy Dacus, the A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship and some dynamite stage productions give us plenty to choose from this weekend. more

Mar 2, 2016 2:00 PM Arts

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

From Sourcebook 2016: Here are our staff’s top picks for things to do, see and eat in Richmond that mirror the region’s rich cultural mix more

Feb 17, 2016 1:10 PM Living

Afrikana festival showcases films ‘by and about people of color from across the globe.’ more

Feb 17, 2016 9:37 AM Stage & Screen

The Sixth Annual Israeli Film Festival will be held January 7 to 10 at the Weinstein JCC more

Jan 7, 2016 11:39 AM Datebook

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

Two projects filmed in and around Richmond, Meg Ryan's "Ithaca" and the new PBS series "Mercy Street," set in a Civil War-era hospital, are part of the line-up announced today by the Virginia Film Festival. more

Sep 29, 2015 6:17 PM Arts

The Fifth Annual Virginia Commonwealth University Southern Film Festival shows the tangled interrelations of its musical heritage and its presentation in film. more

Sep 10, 2015 5:25 PM Arts

A compilation of events, music, exhibitions and stage performances throughout Richmond in August more

Aug 14, 2015 3:14 PM Datebook

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 Richmond Diversity Film Festival premieres Saturday, April 25, featuring stories about people of varying ethnicities, sexual orientations, ages, religions, disabilities and socioeconomic status. more

Apr 13, 2015 8:30 AM Datebook 1 Comments

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