Coverage of Alexandria’s local theater, including play and musical reviews.

Alexandria Film Festival offers virtual film screenings

By Alexandria Times staff The annual Alexandria Film Festival returned this year in virtual format, allowing viewers to enjoy a collection of works without going...

AFF Review: ‘Kite’ and score both soar

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com One striking feature of the Alexandria Film Festival is the breadth of experience many participants bring to the event. For...

AFF Review: ‘Bird’s Eye’ is full of heart

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com “Bird’s Eye” is an endearing film that depicts how a parrot responds differently depending on how it’s treated. The 14-minute...

AFF Review: ‘Archie: An American Journey’

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Filmmaker John Sullivan told Alexandria Film Festival Executive Director Patti North that he made “Archie: An American Journey” because he...

AFF Review: ‘Bluebirds of Antietam’ features Alexandria resident

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com “Bluebirds of Antietam” is a beautifully filmed short documentary that has special significance for Alexandria. The documentary is about how Alexandria...

AFF Review: ‘Dancing is an Old Friend’ tells a COVID-19 era...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com “Dancing is an Old Friend,” a short film by director Marta Renzi, is the COVID-19 era piece of art we...