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

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

Jojo Rabbit


Taika Waititi and Roman Griffin Davis in the film JOJO RABBIT. Photo by Kimberley French. © 2019 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

A lonely German boy has his world view turned completely upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend Adolf Hitler—played by Jewish Polynesian writer-director Taika Waititi—Jojo must choose between clinging to his blind, brainwashed sense of nationalism or embracing his humanity. Waititi brings his signature style of humor and pathos to this biting anti-hate World War II satire as he identifies pointed parallels between the violent fascism of history and our current political moment. Introduction by Chandler Ferrebee (VAFF)


Saturday, October 26


5:30 PM


Culbreth Theatre

Film Info

Director: Taika Waititi

Runtime: 108 min.

Genre: Comedy

Year: 2019

Country: USA

Language: English

Featuring: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Taika Waititi, Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Alfie Allen, Sam Rockwell, Scarlett Johansson