• Underground Cinema

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The first-ever ethnographic acid Western! A young nomad from drought-stricken Niger leaves home to...

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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Purchase Tickets

Purchase tickets in advance and we will have them ready for you at Will Call.

Adult: $9 Student: $5

Become a Member / donate

Single – $50
One year of half-off tickets for one (1) screening of each movie screened at the Underground Cinema, including during Spring and Fall Festivals and special events for one (1) person

Couple – $90
One year of half-off tickets for one (1) screening of each movie screened at the Underground Cinema, including during Spring and Fall Festivals and special events for two (2) people

Family – $160
One year of half-off tickets for one (1) screening of each movie screened at the Underground Cinema, including during Spring and Fall Festivals and special events for up to four (4) people

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Don’t forget to come out tonight for Underground Cinema’s Must See Movie for October, Wristcutters: A Love Story! Selected and presented by Lance Wheeler, the film is set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide.

Doors at 6:30pm and show at 7:00pm

Come check out this unique, provocative film!
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Don't miss the premiere of The Underground Cinema's October film: A Ghost Story! Now playing every Friday and Saturday in Oct at 7:30! Buy tickets here:https://www.showclix.com/event/a-ghost-story In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife. What the critics are saying: This ingenious and affecting film is strange and intense, but not exactly scary in the expected horror-movie manner. A. O. Scott The NYTimes It demands patience and an open mind, but Lowery’s return to his indie roots after Pete’s Dragon is a highly unusual and, at times, emotionally shattering fable. Phil De Semlyen Empire I ended up thinking that “A Ghost Story” is deeply affecting, and I won’t forget it for a long time to come. Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

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