Alexandria Film Festival 2015

Arts and Entertainment

October 30, 2015

From: Alexandria Film Festival

Schedule of Events:

November 5, 2015

Opening Night

6:00pm: Alexandria Premiere of the new PBS original series, MERCY STREET

PBS's new civil war drama, MERCY STREET, is 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.

Location: AMC Hoffman Theater

November 6, 2015

10:30am: Journey to a Miracle, Special Guest: Laurie Jaffe

1:15pm: I AM REVA

2:30pm: Free Flight

3:00pm: Freak the Language

3:30pm: Les Falaises, Special Guest: Karen Reedy

4:00pm: The Deep Heart's Core, Special Guest: Philip Brubaker

4:05pm: Hermits

Location: Beatley Library

November 7, 2015

10:00am: Kid's Cinema Showcase [AMC 2]
The Importance of Lios | Hill of the Hapersnoks | On the Wing, Special Guest: Dan DeLuca

10:00am: Sydney-Chanele Dawkins Memorial Screening [AMC 3]
Modern Love is Automatic, Special Guest: Aaron Dawkins

1:00pm: Short Film Showcase [AMC 2]
Safiyah Flies Across the Ocean | Mail.Man, Special Guest: Bill Aydelott | The Poem of a Memory | Birthday | Zero | Keepsake, Special Guest: Meredith Sause

1:00pm Film Showcase [AMC 3]
Three Lady Tailors | The Bonobo Connection, Special Guest: Irene Magafan | The Woman Novelist in the Psychiatric Hospital | Yemeniettes

4:00pm: Film Showcase [AMC 2]
Janey Makes a Play | Oh Crappy Day, Special Guests: Lance Bacon and Steven Neilson

4:00pm: Film Showcase [AMC 3]
The Art of Richard Thompson | Off the Record | C.T.R.L | I Approve this Message, Special Guests: Jesse Strauss and Paul Wilson

7:00pm: Advance Screening [AMC 2]
LOVE THE COOPERS, Advance Screening | MERRY XMAS, Special Guest: Adam Rackoff

7:00pm: Film Showcase [AMC 3]
MERRY XMAS, Special Guest: Adam Rackoff | Brainwashing of my Dad, Special Guests: Jen Senko, Adam Rackoff

10:00pm: Late Night Shorts Showcase [AMC 2]
The Schoolboy | The Drought Land | In Progress | Dream Writers | Forest Born, Special Guests: Josh Peterson and Deniz Demirer

10:00pm: Late Night Film Showcase [AMC 3]
Lady in White | Rage, Special Guest: Samuel Theodros | Inertia | American Dirtbags, Special Guests: Bob Place and Chris Bell

Location: AMC Hoffman 22

10:30am: Arlington Passages, Special Guest: Erin Potter

11:15am: Shrines, Special Guests: Chris O'Leary, Aldo Bello and Lloyd Wolf

11:30am: Mannish Boy

12:00pm: Offset: Seeing Beauty Through a Brain Injury, Special Guest: Adam Hall

1:30pm: The Son of Mapes

2:00pm: From Australia with LOV3, Special Guest: Jess Demshar

2:10pm: Tunnel Vision

2:30pm: Rebirth, Special Guest: Alireza Saddredini

2:45pm: The Soft Shelled Crab and the Metal Claw

3:00pm: Cherry Blossom

3:30pm: Landscape of Power: Freedom and Slavery in the Dismal Swamp, Special Guest: Nina Shapiro-Perl

Location: Beatley

November 8, 2015

10:00am: Film Showcase [AMC 2]
Building Magic, Special Guest: Kal Toth | Sideshow of the Absurd

10:00am: Film Showcase [AMC 3]
The Last Great Circus Flyer

1:00pm: International Film Showcase [AMC 2]
Uncle & Son, Special Guest: Anh Nguyen | Before We Lose | SHACKLE

1:00pm: Film Showcase [AMC 3]
Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco, Special Guest: Sterling Noren

4:00pm: Film Showcase [AMC 2]
From Australia with LOV3 | Luchadora, Special Guest: River Finlay | Fixed | The David Dance, Special Guest: Don Scime

4:00pm: Advance Screening [AMC 3]
LOVE THE COOPERS, Advance Screening | MERRY XMAS, Special Guest: Adam Rackoff

6:00pm: Closing Reception & Awards Ceremony [AMC Mezzanine]

Location: Location: AMC Hoffman 22

Fest Date: November 5 - 8, 2015

AMC Hoffman Center, 206 Swamp Fox Road, Alexandria, VA 22314
Beatley Central Library, 5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304

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