• Underground Cinema

Our Mission

The WVIFF’s mission is to encourage, support, and promote the Film Arts; to plan, organize, and present an annual Fall Film Festival of critically acclaimed and culturally diverse domestic and foreign language feature films unlikely to be exhibited theatrically in West Virginia; to plan, organize, and present an annual Spring Film Festival of critically acclaimed and culturally diverse domestic and foreign language feature films and documentaries, West Virginia-produced/related films, and educational programming; to conduct these activities for entertainment, educational, and audience-development purposes; to encourage local and statewide film and video production; and to carry on any business connected therewith.

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Phone: 304-395-6688

Snail Mail: P.O. Box 2165, Charleston, West Virginia 25328

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🔜Tonight and every Monday @ 7pm in November, check out this month’s Movie That Matters: The Devil We Know, a documentary looking at the water crisis plaguing Parkersburg and the Mid-Ohio Valley for decades.

Sponsored by Advocates for a Safe Water System, West Virginia Citizen Action Group, OVEC, and WV Interfaith Power & Light

Tickets online and at the door! We’ll see you there! 👀

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Underground Cinema by WVIFF

This Saturday, Nov. 10th, come out to Opening Night of Hillbilly! This documentary looks at the imagery and icon of the “hillbilly” and how it’s used in media and culture. And after the film, we’ll have a discussion with co-producer, Jon Matthews and production assistant, Tijah Bumgarner!

The show starts at 7:30pm, and the discussion will take place immediately following the film. Tickets are available online and at the door! Don’t miss out!

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