60 Screenings Planned for Annual Alexandria Film Festival Nov. 10-12

Free admission at Beatley Library screenings


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ALEXANDRIA, VA- Movie buffs rejoice! The Alexandria Film Festival  (AFF) returns this weekend, Nov. 10-12.  The festival, which showcases the work of local national, and international filmmakers, gathers 40 directors, actors, and producers for “Meet the Filmmaker” events all weekend.

See as many as 25 premieres, including  four world premieres.  For a complete schedule of events, click HERE.   Films will be shown at  Beatley Library (5005 Duke St.),  AMC Hoffman Center (206 Hoffman St.), and  The Lyceum (201 S. Washington St.).

Friday is free admission while Saturday and Sunday are paid entry. Tickets and passes are available HERE.

The film guide on the AFF’s website offers a summary and credit for each film. as well as trailers. There are 20 themes to choose from so take a look. You’re sure to find something of interest, whether its documentaries, shorts or feature length movies.

The AFF, founded in 2006, is supported by individual donors, grants, and these sponsors: Alexandria Commission for the Arts and the City of Alexandria; Alexandria Gazette Packet; Alexandria Hyundai; Alexandria Living Magazine; Alexandria Times; Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii; Benchmark at Alexandria; Burke & Herbert Bank; Cheesetique; Hotel AKA Alexandria; Jim Connolly/Long & Foster Real Estate; Misha’s Coffee; Old Town Crier; Ted’s Montana Grill; Trident Athletics; Virginia’s Darling; Weisser Glass Studio; and The Zebra. [SEE ALSO: More Than 50 Shops Participating in Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday]

Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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