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2022 Donors

Thank you so much to all our donors who have supported the 2022 Virginia Film Festival! We are deeply grateful for your continued trust, commitment, and investment in this mission and cannot do this work with you.



John and Amy Harris, VAFF Advisory Board Member 

Pat and Sharon Hogan, VAFF Advisory Board Member 

Diane and Tim Naughton, VAFF Advisory Board Member 



Cary Brown and Steven Epstein

Mark Johnson, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Kelley MacDougall and Mike Pausic


Robin D. Baliles, In Memory of Gerald L. Baliles

Liz Biber, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Caplin Foundation

Anna Chytla

M. Elizabeth Dickenson

Jason George, VAFF Advisory Board Member

John Lee Hancock, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Beatrix Ost

Karen Moran and Wistar Morris

Sabra Purtill and Andrew Vest

Sara Risher, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Jane-Ashley and Peter Skinner

Linda and Brian Stanley, VAFF Advisory Board Member

William Taylor and Jacqueline Langholtz

Jack and Carol Weber


Marc Abraham, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Beverly Adams, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Nicole and Earle Betts

Tom and Betsy Bloom

Linda A. Butler

John and Kate Byrne

Patti Cary and Todd Stansbury

Robert and Janis Chevalier

Jane and Tom Davis

Ted Dintersmith and Elizabeth Hazard

Cap and Margaret Anne Eschenroeder

Chris and Brad Eure

Elizabeth and Temple Fennell

Fermion Government Services, LLC

Four Corners Real Estate Solutions

John Fowler

David and Janna Gies

Ronald E. Hohauser, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Staci and John Katsias

John McAllister

In Memory of James C. Miller

Marshall Persinger and Ray McKinnon, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Stephen Paul and Sue Andrea Plaskon

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Piper III

Ricardo Preve

Joanne Robinson

Scot Safon, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Steve and Clara Smiley

Nora and Richard Trodden

Glenn Williamson and Kurt Birusingh, VAFF Advisory Board Member


Doro Bachrach, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Doug and Judy Bari

David and Carolyn Beach

George Beller and Kakie Brooks

C2C Film Fans

Cager Lee and Ollie

Deborah A. Cohn and Charlotte J. Patterson

Brad and Cathy Coyle

Patty and Jon Craver

Catherine and Raphael Cronin

Kris Kasselman and Bob Emmett

Jacqui and John Lazo

Julie Lynn and Doug Smith, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Monica Markelz and Julian Connolly

Rita McClenny, VAFF Advisory Board Member

John Mitchell, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Margaret and William Schrader

Marlena and Matthew Simon

Helen and John Steele

David Toscano and Nancy Tramontin

Laurie and Cary Turner

George Worthington and Cameron Mowat



Joseph Abbate and Colleen Carew

David Addis and Rebecca Lieser

Dr. Steve Apostoles and Dr. Renee Moss

Bill and Rose Ameen

Cathryn Astin and Patricia Rose

Bennett Ozwald Film Society

Olivia E. Branch

Jon and Kim Bridges

Catherine Brighton and Tonya Moon

Gordon and Marjorie Burris

Pam, William and Lily Calary

Dr. Cathy L. Campbell

Judy Campbell and Michael Henke

Dr. Elizabeth Carr and Christopher Acheson

Jim and Helen Cauthen

Denise and Chris Chambers

Bob and Maria Chapel

Matt and Melissa Charles

Jonathan N. Chasen

Sandra Clark

Barbara Conner

Deborah Del Colliano

Lisa M. Draine

Dennis and Judith Dutterer

Liz and Bill Estep

Benjamin Frye

Cady and Bryan Garey

Drs. Leslie and David Greenberg

Bryon Gustafson and Sara McClellan

Marc Paulo “MPG” Guzman

Merry and Ben Jennings

Dearing Johns Lewis, In Honor of Annie Ward Stern

Adam Jones

Michael O. Kennedy

Jody and Helen Kielbasa

Donald and Mary Kirwan

Dr. David Kleppinger

Anne and Tom Knasel

David and Louisa Koplan, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Marilyn Elliott Kozak

David and McCrea Kudravetz

Allison and Derek Leach

Janet and Jeff Legro

Amy and Tim Logan

Bob and Sharon Lorish

Renee Johnson Lorton

Ana and Pedro Matos

William and Beverly McCauley

Larry and Kathryn McElwain

Matthew McLendon and Townes Coates

Stephen and Lu Ann McNabb

Jenny Mead and Christine Shaw

Duke and Sharon Merrick

Diane and Larry Miller | Long and Foster Realty

Christopher and Alina Quesada Murphy

Gary Nimax and Allen Persinger

Norman Oliver and Susan Jacobson

Dana and Kevin Palmer

Tina and Jim Palmborg

Eric and Michelle Peterson

Caroline and Jason Pounds

Greg Powe and Kathleen Ambrose

Liz Ratcliffe, In Honor of Emma Ratcliffe ‘21

Lisa Reilly

In Memory of Janet Altice Ross

Anne and Paul Sartori

Vaden and Ginny Shields

Michele and Al Sinesky

Jody and Bob Smith

Karyn Gunther Smith

Margaret Smith

Bobbie Spellman

Martha and Philip Stafford

Cheri Stephan and Steve Mull

George Simmons and Dr. Raj Balkrishnan

Pat and Gary Sullivan

Jennifer Sulzberger and Robert DuCharme

Ches and Christina Sumpter

Tavola Restaurant

Inessa Telefus and Chris Hubert

Elsie and Mac Thompson

Hank and Ann Trautmann

Marsha Trimble and Kent Olson

Pierre-Hugues Verdier and Kristin Glover

Carol Vogler

Paul and Ellen Wagner

Dr. Eleanor Barron O’Donnell Weber and Matthew Weber

Val and Rob Weiss

Anthony and Alicia Whitehead

Dave and Sue Wilkinson

Deborah Wyatt



Erica Barnes and Matt Yohe

Louisa Barrett

Pamela Bartlett and Gerry Bishop

Becky Bartness

Gordon Berne and Helene Freiman

Carol and Michael Beurmann

Grace Bowie

Chris Bradley and John Penn Turner

Althea Brooks

Chuck and Candie Bruse

Sarah Cain

Edith Camp

Susan Carlson, In Honor of Owen Larson ’26

Bevin Cetta

Anne and Guy Chapman

Charles and Janet Cheeseman

Stacey Coates

Nargis Cross

Shilpa Davé

Sally Pecora Dunn, In Memory of William Wyly Dunn

Andy Edmunds, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Alev Erisir

Fairborn Family

Robert and Joan Forrest

Jenny and Scott Gardiner

Kathryn and John Gendreau

Jack Hamilton

Michael and Betsy Hancock

Michael and Margaret Hoover

Steven Kung, VAFF Advisory Board Member

Geoff and Bree Luck

Judith A. McPeak and Douglas J. Cannato

Tim and Virginia Michel

Patrice and Scott Neese

Jessica Nickelsberg

Susan Northington

Dennis O’Connor

Catherine OBrion

Bonnie and Richard Oliver

Charlotte Pelliccia and Rick Hinton

Benjamin and Stephanie Randolph

Diane Ritter

Brian and Julie Schietinger

Christopher Schmitt

Clara and Bryan Schuster

Mimi Scully

Margaret and Patrick Sheehan

Kristen and Harrison Sheffield

Lawrence Solum

Cynthia Spaulding

Annie Stern, In Memory of Edward J. Stern ‘68

Richard and Susan Tremblay

Carol and Leigh Walker

Katherine Ward

Bitsy and David Waters

Barbara and Roger Williams

Tammy Wilt

Claudia Worrell and Joe Allen