"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

Film impresarios James Parrish and F.T. Rea are inviting regional cineastes to Hardywood on Saturday to party and talk about movies and finding a place to show them. And there'll be plenty of beer. more

Apr 15, 2016 5:30 PM Datebook

The Richmond native started at Kings Dominion and cruise ships, went on to Broadway with "Hairspray," got into TV with "The Closer" and then feature films, including "Straight Outta Compton." Now, he wants to direct himself and JK Simmons in a film. more

Jan 29, 2016 10:03 AM Stage & Screen

Jim Bridger, played by Will Poulter, was one of the two men who abandoned Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) in the wilderness, as depicted in the film. He is also credited with finding the Great Salt Lake in Utah, among other discoveries. more

Jan 13, 2016 10:43 AM Stage & Screen

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

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

They're at it again. The Bijou Film Center invites you to the Hardywood Park Craft Brewery on Sunday for an afternoon of "Music, Movies and Magic." more

May 13, 2015 2:46 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 by Jay Paul

Actor ‘turns’ director for his Shakespeare adaptation in collaboration with VCU – and a 30-foot limousine more

Feb 18, 2015 12:00 PM Arts


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 by Jay Paul

Hays Wellford, 11, 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 in the Jon Watts film "Cop Car." more

Feb 4, 2015 10:15 AM Arts

Hollywood A-lister and actress Meg Ryan shares her thoughts on Richmond, Petersburg, and working as a director on a film for the first time. "I can't wait to come back," she says. more

Feb 3, 2015 2:00 PM Arts

The newly remodeled Destination Theater in Hopewell will have its grand opening today, showing "The Boxtrolls" and "The Maze Runner." Tickets cost $5, and to celebrate opening day, attendees get free popcorn. more

Oct 10, 2014 1:50 PM 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

“About eight years ago, I moved to Church Hill after a divorce,” Chapman says. “As could be expected, I was floundering a bit and, quickly found my footing in the comforting friendship of my neighbors, the great people of Church Hill." more

Jun 16, 2014 2:00 PM Arts

The GRTC bus that ferried me to First Fridays last week couldn’t stop at Ninth Street due to construction. I was headed over to see the Hatch Show Print exhibition, “American Letterpress,” at the Library of Virginia. more

Dec 5, 2011 5:00 PM Arts

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