film

Man Ray Film Series: "African American Performance in Hollywood"
Published on Aug 24th, 2010
0 comments In association with its exhibition, "Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens," the University of Virginia Art Museum's Man Ray Film Series presents "African-American Performance in Hollywood...
Light House Youth Film Festival: "An Evening of Star Gazing"
Published on Aug 23rd, 2010
0 comments Here is the caption. PHOTO BY BOB Light House presents the 9th annual Light House Youth Film Festival: "An Evening of Star Gazing," highlighting outstanding films from area youth. 6:30pm, cocktails...
The Bridge Film series presents Bill Daniel's SONIC ORPHANS
Published on Aug 8th, 2010
0 comments The Bridge Film Series presents filmmaker Bill Daniel, who will screen a compilation reel of lost-and-found music clips, Sonic Orphans: Lost Music Films from 1965-87, featuring footage of The...
Virginia Film Festival invites submissions
Published on Jul 3rd, 2010
0 comments The Virginia Film Festival invites local, regional, national, and international filmmakers to submit feature-length and short films for possible inclusion in the 2010 Virginia Film Festival....
The Niche: A HERETIC'S PRIMER ON LOVE AND EXERTION
Published on Jun 26th, 2010
0 comments Still from the film, A Heretic's Primer on Love & Exertion. The Niche in the Fine Arts Library screens A Heretic’s Primer on Love & Exertion: 29 incidents of dual consequence, a 24-minute...
Afton Mountain Vineyards screens BOTTLE SHOCK
Published on May 28th, 2010
0 comments Afton Mountain Vineyards screens the 2008 film, Bottle Shock, a fictional (though based on a true story) account of the early days of California wine making in the 1970s. 234 Vineyard Lane. 540-456...
Random Row Books screens Werner Herzog's FITZCARRALDO
Published on May 28th, 2010
0 comments Klaus Kinski stars in Werner Herzog's Fitzcarraldo. Random Row Books screens Werner Herzog's classic film, Fitzcarraldo, famous for its cinematography and infamous for the production lengths (read:...
The Bridge Film Series presents "Women and the Avant-garde"
Published on May 28th, 2010
0 comments Still from Cindy Sherman's Doll Clothes. The Bridge Film Series presents "Women and the Avant-garde," a continuation of its annual Flicks By Chicks screenings. "The six short films will provide a...
Kluge-Ruhe screens SAMSON & DELILAH: TRUE LOVE at Vinegar Hill
Published on May 13th, 2010
0 comments The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection screens Warwick Thornton's 2009 film, Samson & Delilah: True Love, a story of two young lovers from a small community in Central Australia, at Vinegar...
Virginia Film Society screens LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
Published on May 13th, 2010
0 comments The Virginia Film Society screens the stellar film classic, Lawrence of Arabia, starring Peter O'Toole, Omar Shariff, and Alec Guinness. 215 E. Main St. on the Downtown Mall. 979-1333.
Local filmmaker Douglas Bari screens films
Published on May 7th, 2010
0 comments Still from Douglas Bari's My Drug Dealer. Local filmmaker Douglas Bari presents a one-night screening of his short, Metro-Hunters, and a re-cut version of his 1999 feature, My Drug Dealer. Vinegar...
The Bridge screens "The Films of Mario Montez"
Published on May 6th, 2010
0 comments First discovered by notorious underground filmmaker Jack Smith, Mario Montez went on to star in 10 Andy Warhol films, becoming arguably the first drag superstar. The Bridge screens a selection...
Peace and Parking: Local films flying high at festivals
Published on Apr 26th, 2010
5 comments World Peace and other 4th Grade Achievements and  The Parking Lot Movie were the subject of the Hook's February 18, 2010 cover story. HOOK COVER IMAGE One month after two local movies premiered at...
The Niche: Jodie Mack's "Yard Work is Hard Work"
Published on Apr 10th, 2010
0 comments Still from Jodie Mack's Yard Work is Hard Work. The Niche in the Fine Arts Library screens Jodie Mack's 28-minute film, Yard Work is Hard Work, an experimental musical that follows a pair of...
PVCC and PCA screens WHO DOES SHE THINK SHE IS?
Published on Apr 3rd, 2010
0 comments The Piedmont Virginia Community College Art Department and Piedmont Council of the Arts screens the award-winning documentary, Who Does She Think She Is?, which examines women artists' struggles to...
The Paramount screens THE PARKING LOT MOVIE
Published on Mar 20th, 2010
0 comments The Paramount screens the much-anticipated The Parking Lot Movie, a documentary by local filmmaker, Meghan Eckman, about The Corner Parking Lot near the University of Virginia. You've parked there...
Virginia Film Society screens BLOOD ON THE FLAT TRACK: THE RISE OF THE RAT CITY ROLLER GIRLS
Published on Mar 6th, 2010
0 comments The Virginia Film Society screens Blood on the Flat Track: the Rise of the Rat City Roller Girls, a documentary about the resurgence of women's roller derby that follows the Rat City Rollergirls of...
The Virginia Film Society presents the Black Maria Film & Video Festival
Published on Feb 28th, 2010
0 comments The Virginia Film Society, which is now screening its programming at The Paramount, presents selections from the 2010 Black Maria Film & Video Festival, an annual touring collection of cutting-...
The Bridge screens THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI, with live music by Matt Marshall
Published on Feb 21st, 2010
0 comments The Bridge celebrates the 90th anniversary of the making of the silent film classic, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, with a screening accompanied by live music by Matt Marshall. The event is a...
Random Row Books screens THE MURDER OF FRED HAMPTON
Published on Feb 21st, 2010
0 comments In honor of Black History Month, Random Row Books will screen the 1971 documentary, The Murder of Fred Hampton, which examines the murder of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton by the Chicago police...