Reflections from the 2008 Virginia Film Festival

In our previous show we previewed this year’s Virginia Film Festival, hosted by the University of Virginia. In today’s show, we will relive and reflect on the events of this year’s Virginia film festival.

This year’s Virginia Film Festival, hosted by the University of Virginia, kicked off Thursday Evening, Oct. 30, and featured some80 films and 100 guests exploring images of immigrants, outsiders and extraterrestrials.

As in years past, the Festival included Stars and events that will be remembered for years to come. Thursday’s Opening of Lake City was no exception. The featured guests included the film’s writer/directors Perry Moore and Hunter Hill, producers Mark Johnson and Weiman Seid, Sissy Spacek, Lake City’s male lead Troy Garity and his mother, Jane Fonda…

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Wake-Up Call: 2008 Virginia Film Festival

On the October 26th edition of WNRN’s Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call, Rick Moore talks with Richard Herskowitz, Artistic Director of the Virginia Film Festival, which begins this Thursday, Oct. 30. This is Herskowitz’ fifteenth and final festival, and he speaks about all the various elements that must come together to make it so successful. Also in the studio is Alexandra Woodward, director of All My Friends Are Strangers, a work-in-progress scheduled to screen on Friday.