Join Inthrive Film Festival to celebrate the voices and talents of folks who survived incarceration! Did you know that Southside Virginia is home to more prisons than anywhere else in the Commonwealth? That’s why it’s so imporant to bring Inthrive’s celebration of life after prison to this community.

There will be film screenings with panel discussions, art by currently and previously incarcerated artists-including spoken word, and community partners and sponsors, including business and organizations run by folks who survived incarceration.

Posters advertising films screened at Inthrive Film Festival "From Incarceration to Thriving" at Southside Virginia Community College on August 3rd, 2024.
Poster courtesy of Inthrive Film Festival
Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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