37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

A Suite of Short Films by Kevin Jerome Everson


Program followed by discussion with filmmaker Kevin Everson, moderated by Claudrena Harold (UVA).

Marbled Golden Eyes has zoologist Maya Perry waxing poetically about returning the Puerto Rican crested toad back to the wild.

Tunk has William Wanky Everson placing bets on his hand, color pair and high spade.

Air Force Two has Russian prison scene of Andrew W. Marlowe’s 1997 Air Force One script read over images of the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio. Air Force One was filmed in the Old OSR.

American Robin is a film about birdwatchers looking for the state bird of Michigan.

Llama is one of many animals to ride on at the Richland Carrousel.

Double Feature at the Sunset Drive-In has the young Tre’Zhan Gamble experiencing two old school Blaxploitation films at several Drive-Ins in Mansfield, Ohio.

Boyd v. Denton  is the name of the landmark case that closed the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio in 1990.

Cactus Wren is a film about a birdwatcher looking for the state bird of Arizona as well as seven other states.

Practice, Practice, Practice is what Richard Bradley did before he took down the confederate flag three times at city hall in San Francisco California in the 1980s.



Presented by

envision + UW(white)[2]

Supported by