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A new film premiering at the VMFA Jan. 20 explores "The Gilded Age" of American economic might, which set the nation on a course for prosperity — and war. more

Jan 19, 2017 11:44 AM Stage & Screen

The film adaptation of the story of Richard and Mildred Loving from Caroline County, made in Virginia, heads to national release. more

Nov 4, 2016 3:36 PM Stage & Screen

"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

Several VCUarts Cinema alumni are at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where "Turn" actor Angus Macfadyen's version of "Macbeth" is being screened. The VCU program served as the film's producer. more

Jun 20, 2016 2:30 PM Stage & Screen

A character study for “Legends & Lies” puts a writer (and Virginia ham) in prime time. more

May 27, 2016 3:45 PM Stage & Screen

Actor Paul Wilson will be on hand to answer questions about the film during a screening to showcase the Ashland Theater, which a group of volunteers is working to bring back to life. more

May 4, 2016 12:44 PM Stage & Screen

The Virginia Historical Society on Monday showed the third season premiere of the AMC Revolutionary spy drama "Turn," which blends fact with fiction, following a compelling cast of characters. more

Apr 28, 2016 6:30 PM Stage & Screen

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

As the Richmond International Film Festival's big fifth anniversary wrapped, a couple of films made in the region with local on-screen and behind-camera talent received recognition: "Coming Through the Rye" and miniature Civil War epic "Josephine." more

Mar 8, 2016 9:49 AM Stage & Screen

The co-creator and executive producer of 'Mercy Street' talks about the new PBS show she likes to call 'Gone with the Wind' meets 'M*A*S*H.' more

Jan 15, 2016 5:13 PM , Stage & Screen

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

This year's Pollak Prizes reception was held at Dogtown Dance Theatre on Oct. 26, with awards given for applied arts, dance, film, photography, emerging artist and lifetime achievement. more

Oct 27, 2015 12:03 PM Arts

The winners of the 18th annual Theresa Pollak Prizes for Excellence in the Arts, as selected by our panelists more

Oct 12, 2015 12:37 PM Arts

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

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

Clay McLeod Chapman wrote "The Boy," which premiered Friday in L.A and goes to video-on-demand. He and Hanna Cheek are coming for their monologue performance showcase "The Pumpkin Pie Show," and a piece Chapman wrote for Cheek, "Commencement." more

Aug 17, 2015 2:42 PM Arts

In the suspense film directed by Jon Watts, Hays Wellford plays plays one of two 10-year-old boys who find what appears to be an abandoned police car and decide to take it for a ride. more

Aug 14, 2015 10:30 AM 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

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Gov. McAulliffe announced Wednesday that the award-winning AMC television series "TURN: Washington Spies" will film its third season in Virginia. more

Jul 15, 2015 5:41 PM Stage & Screen

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