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Metro events April 24-30

Monday, April 24 Filmfest DC (through April 30) | various locations   Tuesday, April 25 Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting | Fairfax County Government Center | Open to the public   Wednesday, April 26 NVCC student art exhibition |…

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Visiting filmmaker series: Hans Charles

FAMS screens Oscar-nominated documentary “13th” BY BASMA HUMADI, STAFF WRITER   Not a seat in the Johnson Center Cinema was left open. In the back of the room, audience members were left standing just to get a glimpse of the…

Check out this week’s on-campus events

Monday, Feb. 13 Last day to drop classes (33 percent tuition penalty) “The 13th” film screening | JC Cinema | 4:30 p.m. | Free Tuesday, Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day Paul Mitchell Fashion Show Event | The Hub Ballroom | 2…

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“Kandahar Journals”: Conflict without Conclusion

Last Monday, photojournalist Louie Palu screened his film “Kandahar Journals” in the Johnson Center Cinema as part of the Visiting Filmmakers Series sponsored by the film and media studies department. The film focused on Palu’s experiences as an embedded photojournalist…

The fifth annual Blossom Kite Festival as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Photo by Amy Podraza.

4 local things to do this spring

Cynthia Jessup, staff writer. The sun is out so it’s time to leave hibernation and explore spring activities in the local area. Hiking: If you are feeling adventurous, Old Rag and Whiteoak Canyon trails will fill that desire, not to…

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Movie Review: “Kingsman: The Secret Service”

Alisa Posey, staff writer The action packed comedy directed by Matthew Vaughn, “Kingsman: The Secret Service” is a movie you won’t be able to take your eyes off of. The film’s namesake, Kingsman, is a secret service organization. A young…

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“Dear White People”: The Two Sided Debate

The JC Cinema comfortably seats 294 students. The large crowd for the screening and public discussion of “Dear White People,” occupied every available inch of the room in the theater. “As a black student, I was interested in seeing this…

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Movie Review: Big Eyes

Tim Burton does not disappoint. His direction of the film “Big Eyes,” which is about artist Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) turned out to be a work of art. Keane’s artwork never received the attention it deserved until she met Walter Keane…

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Winter Movie Preview

Into the Woods Release date: Dec. 25, 2014 The stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood are intertwined with the Baker and his wife in this dark fairy tale. Director: Rob Marshall (“Chicago”) Why…

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Dealflicks.com allows a cheap trip to the movies

Going to a movie theater can be an expensive outing. One can easily spend $30 for a single ticket, popcorn and drink, which makes it hard to justify seeing a movie in the theater. That said, there is an appeal…