• 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.

Contact Us

Phone: 304-395-6688

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

Get Involved

Great volunteers make the West Virginia International Film Festival possible. As a volunteer-based, non-profit organization, we depend on the generosity and dedication of our volunteers, who run all areas of the festival. We hope you’ll join our team of hard-working, fun-loving, problem-solving movie lovers dedicated to helping festival patrons and guests have the best filmgoing experience possible.

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A belated #tbt and a timely #wcw...

This past summer, the Underground Cinema had the distinct privilege to bring Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s story to our theater as part of our Movies That Matter series, sponsored by West Virginia’s Amendment 1 Coalition. We started with four screenings, and the demand to see her story was so high that we ended up with over 20 screenings, which is a big deal for a thirty seat micro-cinema.

Today it was announced that Justice Ginsberg returned to her chambers after a fall last week caused the fracture of three of her ribs. So we wish her a full speedy recovery, and we thank her for her story and her work, and for the impact both of these have had on our sweet, little cinema 💜⚖️🎥

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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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