VCU kicks off its Southern Film Festival February 8th and 9th. Featuring full lengths and short films ranging from the 1920s to today, the festival is full of scenes that are close to home. The Festival’s fourth year brings the theme of freedom, as it simultaneously celebrates the sesquicentennial of the end of slavery.
Partnering up with the Virginia Historical Society, the VMFA, and many others, The Southern Film Festival is bringing five handpicked films to different venues across Richmond. These venues include The Grace Street Theatre, The Virginia Historical Society Theatre, the VMFA, and Cous Cous restaurant.
This month, VCU’S College of Humanities and Sciences is hosting a speakers series titled, “Celebrating Forty Years of LGBTQ Activism” to commemorate the court decision that allowed for VCU’s first queer student organization to exist on campus. This Thursday, Dr. Marc Stein of San Francisco State University, will give the second lecture in the series [...]