Beyond the Screen: A Conversation with Mark Harris

In partnership with the Virginia Film Festival, we present author Mark Harris for a discussion of his new book, Mike Nichols: A Life. The acclaimed biography explores the life, work, struggle, and passion of the celebrated film and stage director. The conversation will be moderated by VAFF associate programmer Joe Fab. As part of the…

Magic Lantern Theater Film: Honeyland

This emotionally-affecting documentary has earned lavish international and festival praise for its depiction of a woman in North Macedonia who employs ancient beekeeping traditions to cultivate honey – and the challenges she faces when the outside world intrudes. “A luminous neorealist fable, a sad but stirring tale of struggle, persistence and change“ (NY Times). 85…