On Screen/In Person Film Series

The Modlin Center for the Arts, in collaboration with the Firehouse Theatre Project, James River Film Society and UR Film Studies, present On Screen/In Person for the 2012/13 season. The program showcases new independent American films and their respective filmmakers within communities across the mid-Atlantic region. A Q&A with the film director follows each screening.

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What We Need Is The Impossible! ImageWednesday, April 24, 2013

What We Need Is The Impossible!
A Program of Shorts by Sam Green 

80 mins., documentary shorts

Academy-Award nominated filmmaker Sam Green (The Weather Underground) has been making award-winning short documentaries since the late 1990s. What We Need is the Impossible! gathers together for the first time an evening length program of Green's short films, a celebration of idealism and the search for meaning tied to the often-humorous realities of life. 

 Click here to see the movie trailer on YouTube

Purchase Tickets  



All screenings take place at 7:30 pm at the Firehouse Theatre Project (1609 West Broad Street).  

Free parking is available for patrons in the Lowe's parking lot located across the street.


Cost is $5 ($3 for students and subscribers of Modlin Center and Firehouse Theatre Project)

Tickets avilable at Modlin Center Box Office, by phone at 804.289.8980, online at modlin.richmond.edu or at the door by cash only.

On Screen/In Person is made possible with support from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program. This series is presented by Modlin Center for the Arts in collaboration with the Firehouse Theatre ProjectJames River Film Society and UR Film Studies Program.  

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