NARO VIDEO IS A NON-PROFIT FILM LIBRARY WITH OVER 42,000 TITLES OF BOTH NEW AND OLDER MOVIES, FOREIGN FILMS, DOCUMENTARIES, AND ARTS PERFORMANCES. WITH OUR COLLECTION AND EXPERTISE, WE SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY THROUGH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND ACCESS TO THE COLLECTION. WE STRIVE TO BE PART OF WHAT MAKES NORFOLK UNIQUE.

Our Mission

Naro Video provides access to an expansive archive of over 42,000 unique titles. We promote physical media preservation and enthusiasm for film history. We are a source for educational and cultural needs and provide programming & outreach in our community.

Former owners Tim Cooper and Linda McGreevy have donated their entire collection to this effort. 

What We've Achieved

Here's what we've accomplished so far:

  • Secured non-profit status for the Library

  • Established a a Board of Directors

  • Established a sweet donation platform

  • Established a group of community volunteers to help coordinate events and fundraisers

  • Hosted fundraising and outreach events at O'Connor Brewing Co., Charlie's American Cafe, Toast, and Bearded Bird Brewing Co.

  • Joined the Ghent Business Association

  • Participated in Give Local 757

  • Ran a successful Kickstarter campaign

  • Fundraisers with Naro Cinema screening modern classics for their Naro-Minded and FlickIt Fridays! series

  • Developed literary film panel discussion series with WHRO and The Muse Writers Center

  • Provided programming and outreach to The Muse Writers Center and Blair Middle School

  • Hosted several in-store events and fundraisers to raise fun, funds, and awareness for Naro Video

  • Currently developing an online database for Naro Video's 42,000+ titles.