Virginia Film Festival Comes to End; Highest Attendance Yet
Thousands of people in Charlottesville
spent the weekend watching movies. The Virginia Film Festival
called it a wrap Sunday night.
The festival's director said
attendance topped last year's record-setting audience numbers. While the official totals
won't be in for a few days, the director estimates a 10 percent increase in
attendance this year.
"I think it's really,
really fortunate we had a wonderful film program this year and on top of that
we had a number of films that really threw a spotlight on Virginia film makers
and Charlottesville film makers," festival director Jody Kielbasa said.
The film festival expects
to release final attendance numbers by Tuesday.
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