Robert Duvall’s Charities Recognized By Washington West
Every year Washington West gives away 100% of its box office income for a noble and befitting non-profit organization and this year the 2015 Annual Box Office charitable project will go to Robert Duvall Children’s Fund (RDCF). A short documentary will brief the project that will be showcased in the next year’s festival. Speaking on this co-founder of RDCF Luciana Duvall said that it is rare that film festival donates 100% of their proceeds to a nonprofit organization. She continued that it showed the magnanimity of Washington West Film Festival. She continued that it is an honor that RDCF has been chosen for the cause. The festival provides a platform to showcase their story of resilience.
Speaking of the services rendered by RDCF, the founder and president of the Washington West Film Festival, Brad Russell said that the charity plays a pivotal role in transforming the lives of children and families of those in poverty, poor education and illness. The details of the project will be revealed during the Opening Night of the festival. Washington West Film Festival will be heading into its 5th year and will showcase more than 40 films from across the world at different venues that include the Wolf Trap Foundation for the performing arts, The National Press Club, George Mason University, Loudoun County, the Lorton Workhouse Arts Center, the Angelika Film Center and more. The tickets were on sale since September.
The note from Washington West explains that the proceeds for the 2015 event will go to RDCF except for a red carpet screening of Back to the Future that will be screened on October 25, 2015 evening. The proceeds from this film will go to Michael J Fox Foundation dedicated for Parkinson’s Research. Washington West takes a special interest in addressing issues related to poverty, education, displacement or disease.
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