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James Aldige

Sigourney Weaver to attend film fest

Entitled "TechnoVisions," this year's Virginia Film Festival hopes to draw a large audience by featuring big-name actress Sigourney Weaver and Stan Winston, a University alumnus and special effects guru. In contrast to last year's "Cool" theme, the technological aspects of this year's Festival will be "more of a visceral experience" for filmgoers, said Richard Herskowitz, festival director and drama professor. "We're having many more rides and virtual reality experiences ... We're emphasizing movies as thrill rides.

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