What to Look Forward to at the 2017 Richmond International Film Festival 

Feb. 27-March 5

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The Richmond International Film Festival features more than 150 films from 35 countries to be screened from Feb. 27-March 5.

Also this year, music showcases and panels will unfold at various venues — the Camel, Strange Matter, the Broadberry and Sound of Music — featuring 15 local acts and 35 visiting bands. Visit rvafilmfestival.com for a complete list and ticket information.

Monday, Feb. 27: Opening night music event with Trap Music Orchestra and Wytold at Sound of Music. 8 p.m. $12.

Thursday, March 2: French actress Irene Jacob (from Krzysztof Kieslowski’s “Double Life of Veronique”) presents her film, “Tales of Mexico” at the Byrd at 6:15 p.m. Then at 9, she and her brother Francis Jacob perform music at the Hofheimer Building. $8-$10.

Friday, March 3: “When War Comes Home” a documentary by filmmaker Michael King at BowTie Criterion. 5 p.m. Workshop: $15.

Saturday, March 4: “Psychos,” a story of two psycho-billy fans from Russia who consider themselves fascists. Screens at 2 p.m. at BowTie Criterion. Directed by Alexey Kitaytsev. $8-$10.

Sunday, March 5: “Goodbye Garbers” documentary with filmmaker Allison Apperson.



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