WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News, Weather & Sports

Family Day at Va Film Festival

By: Nicole DiAntonio Email
By: Nicole DiAntonio Email

November 3, 2012

This Saturday afternoon was perfect weather for community members to come to the Downtown Mall in order to celebrate the Virginia Film Festival's 25th birthday.

The Family Fun Day was complete with a screening of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The movie was accompanied by Hollywood characters dressed up in costumes, red carpets and even paparazzi.

The festival had participants who came from all over the nation. There were even movie-goers who had been impacted by Hurricane Sandy and were looking for a change of scenery.

Kimberly Blanch, a festival participant, said the Virginia Film Festival was a "change from what it is like in New Jersey to just free, happiness down here." And, she added, there is also "a lot of gas available."

The film festival kicked off on Thursday and the annual festival will wrap up Sunday. But, today everyone was treated like a star, no matter what age.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
     
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
     
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.

 

powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 177119581