We are eagerly awaiting the theme of this year's Festival as well as the list of films, documentaries, shorts, animation, and experimental works that will be featured. Many of the films will be shown in the downtown area.
Past featured guests include Liv Ullman, Sandra Bullock, Anthony Hopkins, Sissy Spacek, Will Forte, Ashley Judd, Stan Winston, Sigourney Weaver, Oliver Stone and Paul Schrader. Stayed tuned...the program should be announced in early October!
The Virginia Festival of the Book is an amazingly popular annual event brings in over 20,000 attendants to Charlottesville every year.
Held March 22-26,2017, their diverse programs are held in over 40 locations, many of which are in downtown Charlottesville and all are free to the public except those ticketed events which include a meal.
If you are interested in fiction, publishing, non-fiction, poetry, children's literature and everything in between, there is something here for you!