Film and Movies

Jeff Bossert

Many college students may spend their summers taking odd jobs, or taking couple classes to meet requirements in areas like math or science. 

But for a few busy weeks, a handful of them at a private school in Roanoke County are solely focused on making a movie. 

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Earlier this month, Virginia hosted a Native American film festival called Pocahontas Reframed.  Sandy Hausman reports on the movies, the filmmakers and why organizers thought Richmond the perfect place for such an event.

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Virginia taxpayers have spent almost $50 million luring film producers to the state. Movie crews get tax breaks and grants, but new data is casting doubt on whether the investment is worth it.

Students Light Up the Screen at Light House Studio

Apr 27, 2017
Light House Studio

When it comes to after-school activities, things like football, marching band or academic teams come to mind. Now, one Charlottesville non-profit is giving students another unique option: filmmaking.

VCU Hosts Southern Film Festival

Sep 14, 2016
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The seventh annual Southern Film Festival begins this week in Richmond. Organized by VCU, the event starts Thursday and runs through Monday.

 

 

Think ‘southern film’ and the first thing that comes to mind might be Gone with the Wind, or similar movies that fall under ‘The Lost Cause’ literary movement.

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