Hundreds of thousands of cats have roamed the metropolis of Istanbul freely for thousands of years, wandering in and out of people’s lives, impacting them in ways only an animal who lives between the worlds of the wild and the tamed can. Cats and their kittens bring joy and purpose to those they choose, giving people an opportunity to reflect on life and their place in it. In Istanbul, cats are the mirrors to ourselves. Buy Tickets Purchase your tickets in advance. Adult: $9 Student: $5 Purchase...Read More
Author: Andy White
Join us at the Underground Cinema by WVIFF for one of December’s feature films: Wildlife About the film: Fourteen-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry — a housewife and a golf pro — in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job — and his sense of purpose — he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother’s struggle...Read More
Join us at the Underground Cinema by WVIFF for one of December’s feature films: Mid90s About the film: Mid90s is a 2018 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film written and directed by Jonah Hill, in his feature directorial debut. It stars Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges and Katherine Waterston, and follows a 13-year-old boy who begins to hang out with an older group of skateboarders while living in 1990s Los Angeles. What the critics are saying: Written and directed by Jonah Hill, this film wants to be less a period piece than a time capsule, an immersion in the sights and sound...Read More
“Unraveling one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time, a group of citizens in West Virginia take on a powerful corporation after they discover it has knowingly been dumping a toxic chemical – now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans – into the drinking water supply.” West Virginia Interfaith Power & Light, together with Advocates for a Safe Water System, West Virginia Citizen Action Group, and the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, is cosponsoring four weeks of “Monday Movies that Matter” at the Underground Cinema with a nationally-reconginzed environmental documentary of local relevance, THE DEVIL WE KNOW....Read More
Join us at the Underground Cinema by WVIFF for one of November’s feature films: Hillbilly About the film: Appalachia is no stranger to the complexity of media representation. Since our country’s inception, there has been a palpable divide between Urban and Rural America. Within this great divide, certain regions are viewed as “other,” and blamed for America’s social ills. Since the presidential election, the cultural divide in America has expanded. Stereotyping and slurs are rampant, finger-pointing and name-calling abound. hillbilly goes on a personal and political journey into the heart of the Appalachian coalfields, exploring the role of media...Read More
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