The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist. Director: Terence Davies Writer: Terence Davies Stars: Cynthia Nixon, Emma Bell, Sara Vertongen, Rose Williams Runtime: 2 hr 5min Full Fall Festival schedule at wviff.org/fall-film-festival Buy Tickets Purchase Fall Film Festival tickets in advance! Adult: $9 Student: $5 Purchase...Read More
Author: Andy White
Endless Poetry Surrealist filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky tells the story of himself as a young man becoming a poet in Chile, befriending other artists, and freeing himself from the limits of his youth. Both screenings of Endless Poetry are preceded by a Holler Presents short film. Holler Presents’ Chris Oxley will be present at the 10/21 screening. Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky Writer:Alejandro Jodorowsky Stars: Adan Jodorowsky, @Brontis Jodorowsky, Leandro Taub Runtime: 2h 8m Buy Tickets Purchase Fall Film Festival tickets in advance! Adult: $9 Student: $5 Purchase...Read More
Join us for the opening film of the Fall Film Festival! Jeremey the Dud! This is a red carpet event! Show up to the front entrance of Taylor Books! The film will be followed by a Skype discussion and Q&A! About the Film: Jeremy the Dud is set in a world where everyone has a disability, and those that don’t are treated with the same prejudice, stigma and condescending attitudes people with disabilities face in our own society. Jeremy the Dud is a film that flips the social norm to point out how ridiculous people can be. On top...Read More
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail Join us at the Underground Cinema by WVIFF for October’s Movie That Matter Mondays film: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail About the film: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail is a 2016 American documentary film by Steve James. The film centers on the Abacus Federal Savings Bank, a family-owned community bank situated in Manhattan’s Chinatown in New York City which, because it was deemed “small enough to jail” rather than “too big to fail“, became the only financial institution to actually face criminal charges following the subprime mortgage crisis. ...Read More
About Must See Cinema: Each month, a different curator picks a classic and engaging film that they feel a strong connection to. Movies grab people in a lot of different ways, and our curators picked films that they can speak about passionately. Whether it is because the film made the curator think about something differently, or the curator thinks it is underrated, or simply think it is so great that it deserves a screening, we will show the movie they pick. On the first Thursday of the month is a special night, when the audience has a chance to...Read More
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!