Critic Leonard Maltin to participate in Va. film festival

Aug 31, 2015

Film critic Leonard Maltin
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Film critic Leonard Maltin will host screenings and discussions during this year's Virginia Film Festival.

Festival organizers say Maltin also will serve as a guest programmer for the festival's Library of Congress Series. The series celebrates films listed on the National Film Registry.

The festival will be held Nov. 5-8 in Charlottesville.

Organizers also say in a news release that Violet Crown Cinema on the Downtown Mall will be the festival's primary host venue.

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