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.
Despite the fact that one in three women have abortions in their lifetime, the long-standing stigma surrounding the procedure still persists. Planned Parenthood Generation Action at Virginia Commonwealth University partnered with Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project to host an event in hopes to help change that. The Abortion Speak Out, which took place Thursday at Firehouse Theatre [...]