Author: Andy White

WVMHOF Weekend of Short Films

On the weekend of February 2-3 The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame takes over the Underground Cinema with 2 different Short Film programs.  Friday: An evening of short films presented by the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame featuring Ann Magnuson: ONE GOD ONE SINGER (1976, 8 mins) IN SEARCH OF MY BLONDE ROOTS (2001, 20 mins) MADE FOR TV (1984, 15 mins) VANDEMONIUM (1987, 20 mins) SOME KIND OF SWINGER (1995, 3 mins) Saturday: The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame presents films about the 2018 class of Inductees. Includes: The Morris Family Old Time Music Festival...

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The Gleaners and I

The sixth film of the inaugural season of the Underground Cinema’s “Must See Cinema” series is curated by Emily Hilliard. About February’s film: The Gleaners and I (2000) An 1867 painting by Jean-Francois Millet inspired septuagenarian documentarian Agnes Varda to cross the French countryside to videotape people who scavenge. Taking everything from surplus in the fields, to rubbish in trashcans, to oysters washed up after a storm, the “gleaners” range from those sadly in need to those hoping to recreate the community activity of centuries past, and still others who use whatever they find to cobble together a rough...

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Oscar Nominated Short Films

For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 9th. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action, and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 4th. Buy Tickets Purchase tickets in advance Adult: $9 Student: $5 Purchase...

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Still Life

Still Life Join us at the Underground Cinema by WVIFF for Special screenings of the film: Still Life About the film:   A feature documentary about the water, industrial poisoning, and the people of southern West Virginia, using visceral imagery and poetic narratives to convey a universal experience of hard work, neglect, dirty dealings, death and even dark humor.       A visceral study of Charleston, WV’s headline-fetching chemical spill of 2014, the urban crises it caused, and the foundation of chronic environmental devastation within which it occurred. While the state’s rural denizens remain steadfast to a culture of grin-and-bear-it,...

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ZERO WEEKS Join us at the Underground Cinema by WVIFF for January’s Movie That Matter Mondays film: ZERO WEEKS About the film: Most Americans agree that family comes first. No matter where you work or what zip code you live in, you should be able to welcome a new child, to care for your mother when she has her knee replaced or to heal from cancer without facing financial disaster. And yet in 2016, only 14 percent of private sector workers in the U.S. reported having paid family leave through an employer; less than 40 percent have personal medical leave through an employer-provided temporary disability program. The United States...

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Fifth Annual Oscar Party

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Join WVIFF for an exclusive Oscar viewing party on Sunday, March 4th at Gonzoburger, located on Charleston’s West Side at 207 W. Washington St.  Festivities begin with red carpet coverage at 7 p.m., and the ceremony at 8. 

Name your price tickets starting at $25.  Admission includes: one signature Oscar cocktail, food provided by Gonzoburger, games, door prizes, and more!

Don’t miss your chance to celebrate the best of film with us at Gonzoburger! 

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

Adult: $9 Student: $5

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5th Annual Oscar Party Fundraiser

March 4, 2018, 7:00pm - March 5, 2018, 12:00pm

Join The West Virginia International Film Festival on Sunday, March 4th for an exclusive viewing of the 90th Academy Awards! Our Fifth Annual Oscar Party will be at Gonzoburger, located at 207 W. Washington Street on Charleston’s West Side. Tickets are "Name Your Price" starting at $25. Admission includes: One signature Oscar Cocktail, appetizers, door prizes and more. Bring a friend, support the WVIFF and Underground Cinema, and surround yourself with film fans on this fun-filled night of film, games and prizes!

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