Series/Themes: Featured, Music, Spotlight Screenings
Film Year: 2016
Film Length: 126 min.
Director: Damien Chazelle
Featuring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, John Legend, Finn Wittrock.
Preceded by short film Loop (7 min.)
Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Damien Chazelle, La La Land tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams. The highly anticipated feature premiered at the Venice Film Festival and also screened at the Telluride Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival.
Presented by Charlottesville Albemarle Airport
Supported by Anonymous
Downtown Mall : The Paramount Theater