Author: Andy White

New Jack City

The fourth film of the inaugural season of the Underground Cinema’s “Must See Cinema” series is curated by poet Crystal Good. About December’s film: New Jack City (1991) Drug tycoon Nino Brown (Wesley Snipes) and his minions, known collectively as the Cash Money Brothers, have rapidly risen to the top of the New York City narcotics trade. Under Nino’s heartless leadership, the drug operation has grown into a multimillion-dollar empire. Scotty (Ice-T) and Nick (Judd Nelson), two police officers who know their way around the streets of Harlem, aim to bring Nino and his cohorts down. To do so,...

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The Florida Project

Join us at the Underground Cinema by WVIFF for December’s feature film: The Florida Project About the film: Warm, winning, and gloriously alive, Sean Baker’s The Florida Project is a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood. Set on a stretch of highway just outside the imagined utopia of Disney World, The Florida Project follows six-year-old Moonee (Brooklynn Prince in a stunning breakout turn) and her rebellious mother Halley (Bria Vinaite, another major discovery) over the course of a single summer. The two live week to week at “The Magic Castle,” a budget motel managed by Bobby (a...

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Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent Join us at the Underground Cinema by WVIFF for November’s feature film: Loving Vincent About the film: The world’s first fully oil painted feature film brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of the history’s most celebrated artists. Each of the film’s 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, using the same technique as Van Gogh, created by a team of 115 painters Synopsis: “The man was carrying nothing; his hands clasped to a fresh bullet wound leaking blood from his belly....

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WVIFF’s A Night of Horror Shorts

WV International Film Festival Presents a Night of Horror. The International Horror Film Showcase is a collection of award winning horror short films from around the world. Join us for a night of chillers, thrillers, and sci-fi for a PG-13 audience. A red carpet event will precede the collection of films, and showtime is at 8:30pm. A list of the short films showing is below: A Knock at the Door USA 8 HOR Feeding Time USA 13 HOR Red UK 20 HOR Arts & Crafts USA 6 HOR Dave USA 10 HOR VEXED USA 13 HOR Your Date Is...

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The Square

The Square WVIFF’s Fall Film Festival is proud to present: The Square, a poignant, satirical drama reflecting our time, examining the sense of community, moral courage, and the affluent person’s need for the egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world Playing Sat., 10/28 @ 4:30pm and Fri., 11/3 @ 9:30pm at Underground Cinema Tickets: Adults: $9.00 Students: $5.00 Buy Tickets Purchase Fall Film Festival tickets in advance at our Online Store and we will have them ready for you at Will Call during the festival. Adult: $9 Student: $5 6-Pack: $36 Purchase...

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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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