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

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

The Ruination of Lovell Coleman

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This short documentary from Ross McDermott tells the story of a Charlottesville-based 93-year-old fiddle player. Combining footage of his performances with animation and interviews about his unique musical career, the film puts special focus on his many years of service playing at local nursing homes. Discussion with director Ross McDermott and Peter Thompson (Senior Center)

Supported by WHTJ and the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts


Saturday, November 11


1:30 PM


Downtown Mall : Violet Crown A

Film Info

Director: Ross McDermott

Runtime: 30 min.

Genre: Documentaries

Year: 2017

Country: USA

Featuring: Lovell Coleman