virginia film festival

Emilio Estevez appears at The Paramount Theater on Friday to present The Public,his film about the homeless crisis. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: The Public

Mighty pen: Emilio Estevez didn’t take his father’s stage surname because he wanted to honor his Spanish heritage—and make his own way in the film business. Being the son of Martin Sheen, the brother of Charlie Sheen, the husband of pop star Paula Abdul (for two years), and labeled a member of the Brat Pack […]

The Changing the Narrative Project team: Daniel Fairley, II, Deonte Johnson, Juliani “Julz” Robinson, Clarence Green, Christian Means, JaQuavion “Quay” Gaines, Desiree Conner Image courtesy of LIght House

Changing the narrative: VAFF’s Light House Shorts to feature original film on black male achievement

By Adriana Wells arts@c-ville.com The Virginia Film Festival will screen an original documentary by four local young black men during its Light House Studio Shorts event. This past summer, Daniel Fairley II, the City of Charlottesville’s youth opportunity coordinator, sought to bring attention to the achievements of a number of black men in the Charlottesville […]