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VFF Announces ‘Moonlight Movies’ Outdoor Screening Series

by JennyM on April 13, 2016

Six-Film Series To Be Offered at IX Art Park and Carter Mountain Orchard and Presented by Bold Rock Hard Cider

Series Opens with Screening of Beetlejuice May 13 at IX Art Park; Other Films To Include The Lego Movie; Beach Blanket Bingo; The Peanuts Movie; American Graffiti and Hook

Charlottesville, VA – April 13, 2016 – This summer the Virginia Film Festival is inviting movie lovers to take to the great outdoors with a new  “Moonlight Movies” series  that will feature six special screenings that will alternate between the IX Art Park and Carter Mountain Orchard. All screenings are free and open to the public.

The Virginia Film Festival is presented by the University of Virginia and the Office of the Provost and Vice Provost for the Arts.

The series, presented by Bold Rock Hard Cider, will kick off on May 13 with the Tim Burton classic Beetlejuice at IX Art Park.  The full schedule will include:

Beetlejuice – May 13- IX Art Park
The Lego Movie- June 3- Carter Mountain Orchard
Beach Blanket Bingo- June 24- IX Art Park
The Peanuts Movie- July 8 – Carter Mountain Orchard
American Graffiti- July 29- IX Art Park
Hook- August 12- Carter Mountain Orchard

All screenings will begin at sundown (approximately 8:30 PM), and the public is invited to come early to enjoy food and beverages from local vendors, live entertainment courtesy of WTJU-FM. For complete event information, visit www.virginiafilmfestival.org.

The VFF’s Moonlight Movies series is also supported by the AV Company, C-Ville and WTJU-FM.

The 29th Annual Virginia Film Festival will be presented from November 3-6 at venues throughout Charlottesville. The 2016 Festival program will be announced on September 27, with tickets going on sale on September 30.