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Virginia Film Festival: Director Sprague Theobald on The Other Side of the Ice

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Nov 032012
 

Sprague Theobold talks with Sean McCord about his documentary The Other Side of the Ice.  The film chronicles Sprague’s personal journey, with previously-estranged family members, through the NorthWest Passage.  The Other Side of the Ice will debut on Sunday at  7:15 pm in Nau Auditorium.

Virginia Film Festival: Actor Marc Singer on House Hunting

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Nov 032012
 

Actor Marc Singer, best known for his role in the series Beastmaster, sat down with Sean McCord to talk about his role in House Hunting. Directed by Eric Hurt, this psychological thriller centers around two families who come to an open house and find themselves unable to leave.  The film debuts Saturday at 10:00 pm at the Paramount Theater.

Virginia Film Festival: The Harvest: A Story About Giving

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Nov 032012
 

Gabriel Deloach is the director of  The Harvest: A Story about Giving which screened on Friday, November 2. Kirsten Docherty is the editor. They spoke with Sean McCord about their film.

Virginia Film Festival: Dan Mirvish on Between Us

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Nov 022012
 

Dan Mirvish is the director and writer of Between Us, a film based on an off-Broadway play. Mirvish is taking the picture around the film festival circuit, including a screening Saturday at 7:00 pm at Vinegar Hill Theater.

Virginia Film Festival: Actor Billy Campbell on Fat Kid Rules the World

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Nov 022012
 

Actor and Charlottesville native Billy Campbell speaks with Sean McCord about his role in Fat Kid Rules the World, a film by director Matthew Lillard. The film screens Sunday at 7:00 pm at Newcomb Hall. Campbell also talks about the experience of working on AMC’s The Killing.

Virginia Film Festival: Filmmaker Joseph Weindl on Antihero

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Nov 022012
 

Director Joseph Weindl stopped by Main Street Arena to speak with Sean McCord about Antihero, his first feature film. The movie, which screens tonight at 9:00 pm Newcomb Hall, tells the story of a man who develops a superpower but doesn’t necessarily use it for good.

Virginia Film Festival: Zac Grigg’s film about an autistic modelmaker

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Nov 022012
 

Zac Grigg is the director of Willie, a documentary about Willie Greenough, an autistic man and resident of Innisfree Village who makes architectural models.  The film screens at Newcomb Hall at 11:00 am on Sunday.

Virginia Film Festival: Screenwriter Brian Lee Weakland

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Nov 022012
 

Mystery writer and screenwriter Brian Lee Weakland is one of three winners of the 2012 Virginia Screenwriting Competition for a script called Klaus the Great about a 99-year-old retired philosophy professor whose legacy is at stake. Weakland is a first time attendee of the Virginia Film Festival.

Virginia Film Festival: Eduardo Montes-Bradley on Julian Bond

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Nov 022012
 

Director Eduardo Montes-Bradley will present his film on Julian Bond on Sunday at noon in Nau Auditorium at the University of Virginia. Here he talks with Sean McCord about why he decided to do a film about the civil rights icon.


Virginia Film Festival: Elyse Kelly talks about Mira’s Night

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Nov 012012
 

Animator Elyse Kelly talks with Sean McCord about Mira’s Night, a short film about a girl who puts the stars in the sky. The short will screen before Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on Saturday at 10:30 am at the Paramount Theater.

Virginia Film Festival: Portrait of a Zombie

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Nov 012012
 

Todd Fletcher plays a filmmaker in Portrait of a Zombie, a movie about a working-class Irish family that has a zombie for a son. Rather than kill him, the family decides to care for him anyway, alienating neighbors.  The film screens at Regal 2 on Sunday at 9:30 pm.

 

Virginia Film Festival: Faces in the Mirror

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Nov 012012
 

Photographer Aaron Ferrington is the director of Faces in the Mirror, a film made with Boyd Tinsley and shot by Johnny St. Ours. The film will screen Saturday November 3 at 2:30 pm in Newcomb Theater.