Alexandria – Native Alexandrian actress, director, and former Saturday Night Live (SNL) cast member Casey Wilson returns to her roots early next month to screen her new film, “Daddio” at the 13th Annual Alexandria (Virginia) Film Festival. The festival will be held November 7-10. Download full press release.
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Alexandria – The story of a mysterious United States Navy helicopter crash off the coast of Virginia will be one of the featured films Veteran’s Day weekend during the 13th annual Alexandria Film Festival (AFF). "Who Killed Lt. Van Dorn? will be part of the festival’s special “Veteran’s Showcase.” Download full press release ->
Awards: Each film receives a cash prize and etched, hand-made, fused glass award by Patti North:
Best of Fest: “Hunting Lands” by Edwin Stevens ($300)
Joe Cantwell Prize for Best Documentary: “American Relapse” by Pat McGee ($250)
Special Jury Prize: “I Wrote This For You” by Jason Zavaleta, Matt Stoner, Brennan Keel Cook ($200)
Regional Award: “Warpath: The Road To States” by Clark Vandergrift ($100)
Audience Award: “The Makeover” by Sarah Park and Jane Pittman ($100)
Alexandria -- The 12th Annual Alexandria Film Festival brings more than 70 films to delight, entertain, and inform area film enthusiasts November 8-11.
The celebration begins Thursday, Nov. 8 with a free program of six short films, screening outdoors at Waterfront Park in Old Town. The Free Flowing Musical Experience will kick things off at 6:30 p.m., with the shorts beginning at 7 p.m. There will be free popcorn for the first 100 guests.
ALEXANDRIA, VA, MARCH 7, 2016 – The Alexandria Film Festival today announced the 10th anniversary festival will occur November 10-13, 2016 in Alexandria, VA. Submissions to the festival will be open on WithoutABox.com April 4 – July 15.
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OCTOBER 22, 2015 – The Alexandria Film Festival today announced its 62 featured films for the ninth annual festival, to be held November 5-8, 2015 at AMC Hoffman 22 Theatre and Beatley Central Library in Alexandria, Virginia. The festival opens Thursday, November 5, 2015 with the Alexandria premiere of MERCY STREET, PBS’s new civil war drama historically based in Alexandria, Virginia. The festival will host a Q&A with MERCY STREET stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Mary Phinney), Hannah James (Emma Green), Tara Summers (Anne Hastings), and executive producers David W. Zucker and Lisa Wolfinger. Local Alexandria producer and Alexandria Film Festival award winning filmmaker Joe Cantwell will moderate a Q&A following the screening.
ALEXANDRIA, VA, OCTOBER 5, 2015 – The Alexandria Film Festival and Visit Alexandria will host the Alexandria premiere of PBS’s new civil war drama, MERCY STREET to kick off the ninth annual film festival in Alexandria, Virginia. The private screening will happen the opening night of the festival on November 5. The Alexandria Film Festival runs November 5-8, 2015 at AMC Hoffman 22 Theatre and Beatley Central Library.
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ALEXANDRIA, VA, JUNE 4, 2015 -- Known for bringing enriching short and feature length films of all genres, filmmaker panels and arts presentations to this historic and unique city, the Alexandria Film Festival is a yearly celebration of film. AFF presents emerging and established, local and international filmmakers to engaged audiences from Alexandria and the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area…