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A film festival to please all

“I’m very excited,” says Wood, now in her second year as festival director. “Last year we accepted strictly Virginia films and filmmakers, but this year we opened up submissions to domestic and foreign films.”
Sperryville column for Jan. 19

Nina explains that the new series “is a faith-based, post-apocalyptic drama starring eight millennial women stranded on a farm after a solar flare hits the earth, and they decide to rebuild civilization without losing their humanity, and all they have…
The Rapp for Dec. 22

Need a break after Christmas? There's at live bluegrass and beer for Boxing Day at Pen Druid. Still need New Year's plans? First Night in Warrenton features 40 family-friendly live indoor performances in and around their downtown.
The Rapp for Nov. 3

"Rosenwald" doc screens Friday Nov. 4 at Little Washington Theatre; Two local young actresses, Celia Cooley and Grace Raiford, feature in RAAC Theatre holiday production of “The 12 Days of Christmas.”
The Rapp for Oct. 20

View and discuss an "Old Friends" documentary with friends old and new; brush up on your plein air appreciation at R.H. Ballard; "Hollywood on the Potomac" author speaks.
The Rapp for Sept. 15

The Rough Ride and the Bard this weekend, plus a Kid Pan show and a Q&A with Post Executive Editor Marty Baron following a screening of "Spotlight."
The song of the landscape

A beautiful, uncomfortable film on birds’ decline screens for free on Friday, Sept. 16, followed by some possible seeds of change.
The Rapp for Sept. 1

RAAC’s First Friday at the Movies is “The Lady in the Van,” PEC donates land to the park and Rappahannock Writer’s Retreat is Sept. 16-18.
Sperryville column for May 26

A visit with Castleton's Nina May, a force of nature whose latest project is a film series entitled “Daily Bread," currently in production and to be shot entirely in Rappahannock County.
The Rapp for May 5

"Brooklyn" on Gay Street, a "Sustainable" Second Friday lecture, a Order of St. John benefit concert, dual degrees for a local student and outdoor-sales successes in Sperryville.
The Rapp for April 28

Personal property forms due • ‘Give Local Piedmont’ is May 3 • Smithsonian at Little Washington • Civil War film showing • Rappahannock plant sale
Mr. Gavin Goes to Washington

Camera rolling, director Patrick Gavin visited Rappahannock on Friday, where his film, "Nerd Prom," was featured in the Film Festival at Little Washington.
A story worth telling

Stephanie (Dee Dee) Slewka is an accomplished television producer and writer. She’s got a nose for news and her list of documentary films is impressive. Her daughter, Roxie, is no stranger to what it takes to put together a story…