Ugly Christmas Sweater Challenge!
Dec
1
to Dec 20

Ugly Christmas Sweater Challenge!

We’re participating in Give Local 757’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Challenge! Help Naro Video increase our chance of winning $757 from the Peninsula Community Foundation!

The rules!

1. Send a pic of you inside Naro Video wearing your sweater! Be creative! Individual or group photos are accepted. One submission per entrant.
2. Submission deadline is Dec. 15!
3. Send pics via Facebook message or email naroexpandedvideo@gmail.com
4. Voting is Dec. 16-20 (ends @ midnight 12/20)
5. Pics receive 1 point for every like, comment, and share!
6. Winners will be announced Dec. 21! 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Places + Staff Favorite!
7. Dogs are included too! Submit a pic of your pup, same rules, separate photo contest.

That’s right, pups are included and will have their own photo contest! So hurry on in to Naro Video and get your photos submitted! Be sure to stop by our official holiday party on Dec. 9!

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Strange Brew @ Bearded Bird Brewing
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

Strange Brew @ Bearded Bird Brewing

Straight from the Great White North, we're bringing Strange Brewto Bearded Bird Brewing for one heck of a fun night!


Beer making demo, trivia, costume contest, special one-night only taps, snacks, Canadian pride, and the McKenzie Brothers!


The party starts at 7pm on January 25 to benefit Naro Video!

A spinoff film from popular SCTV characters, in a quest for free beer, bumbling Canadian brothers Bob (Rick Moranis) and Doug McKenzie (Dave Thomas) wind up working at the Elsinore Brewery. The hapless lads uncover a sinister mind-control plot spearheaded by Brewmeister Smith (Max von Sydow) and must stop the scheme, which also involves Uncle Claude (Paul Dooley), a member of the Elsinore family. As Bob and Doug try to prevent Smith from taking over the world, they also manage to drink plenty of their favorite sudsy beverage. (1983, PG)

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Small Business Saturday!
Nov
24
12:00 PM12:00

Small Business Saturday!

Support your local video store for Small Business Saturday!

We’l have some one day only specials available in-store only!

  • When you sponsor 2 or more DVDs or sections, you’ll get a reduced rate of $80 each! (Normally a $100 sponsorship) Sponsorships can be made in your name or in someone else’s name/memory. Businesses and organizations are encouraged to sponsor titles and sections as well!

  • When you purchase our Holiday Discount Cards (2 or more for $40 each), all your rentals that day are free!

  • Buy 1, get 1 free DVD sale!

PLUS! Our new merchandise will be available including a brand new limited edition shirt in time for the holidays! We have brand new tshirts, kids shirts, and baby onesies!

Get ‘em while they last!

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Young Adult Literature & Films Panel Discussion
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

Young Adult Literature & Films Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel discussion on Oct. 4 with Naro Video and The Muse Writer’s Center at WHRO to discuss film adaptations of books selected from the Great American Read list! This will be a moderated discussion complete with film clips. Audience participation is encouraged! 

Doors open at 7pm with the discussion beginning promptly at 7:30. This event is free and open to the public.

Seating is limited, please visit the Eventbrite page to reserve your seat!

Panelists for this evening:
Erik Swallow, Naro Video and Norfolk Public Library System staff
Tim Cooper, Executive Director of Naro Video
Michael Khandelwal, Executive Director of The Muse Writer's Center
Diane Fine, author, The Muse Writer's Center instructor

Additional discussions are Oct. 4 (film adaptations) and Oct. 11 (tv/miniseries adaptations).

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The Office Trivia Night
Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

The Office Trivia Night

Good Day lovers of all things Dunder Mifflin! We got a great trivia night planned with Toast! Come test your knowledge on the beloved tv series that follow the antics of a paper supply office. Toast opens at 5pm and Trivia starts at 7p

DETAILS
We are doing advanced registration with a $10 Team Registration Fee -> Click the Ticket Link to start the process. We will allow some Walk-up Teams for our outdoor seating if the weather is nice. Team Sizes are limited to 6 people. If a member of your Team has not arrived by 6:30 pm we will fill your Team's place with a Team from the Waiting List. We will have 4 Rounds of 10 Questions, plus Bonus Questions! Get ready to test your knowledge of the fantastic world of Dunder Mifflin!

PRIZES
1st Place Team wins: $50 Toast Gift Certificate, $50 Handsome Biscuit plus more gifts from Naro Video

2nd Place - $25 Toast Gift Certificate, $25 Handsome Biscuit plus more gifts from Naro Video

3rd Place - $15 Toast Gift Certificate, $15 Handsome Biscuit Gift Certificate plus more gifts from Naro Video

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TV/Miniseries & Literature Panel Discussion
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

TV/Miniseries & Literature Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel discussion on Oct. 4 with Naro Video and The Muse Writer’s Center at WHRO to discuss film adaptations of books selected from the Great American Read list! This will be a moderated discussion complete with film clips. Audience participation is encouraged! 

Doors open at 7pm with the discussion beginning promptly at 7:30. This event is free and open to the public.

Seating is limited, please visit the Eventbrite page to reserve your seat!

Panelists for this evening:
Erik Swallow, Naro Video and Norfolk Public Library System staff
Tim Cooper, Executive Director of Naro Video
Michael Khandelwal, Executive Director of The Muse Writer's Center
Diane Fine, author, The Muse Writer's Center instructor

Additional discussions are Oct. 4 (film adaptations) and Oct. 18 (young adult).

Learn more about the Great American Read!

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Film Adaptations Panel Discussion
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

Film Adaptations Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel discussion on Oct. 4 with Naro Video and The Muse Writer’s Center at WHRO to discuss film adaptations of books selected from the Great American Read list! This will be a moderated discussion complete with film clips. Audience participation is encouraged! 

Doors open at 7pm with the discussion beginning promptly at 7:30. This event is free and open to the public.

Seating is limited, please visit the Eventbrite page to reserve your seat!

Panelists for this evening:
Erik Swallow, Naro Video and Norfolk Public Library System staff
Tim Cooper, Executive Director of Naro Video
Michael Khandelwal, Executive Director of The Muse Writer's Center
Diane Fine, author, The Muse Writer's Center instructor

Additional discussions are Oct. 11 (tv/miniseries adaptations) and Oct. 18 (young adult).

Learn more about the Great American Read!

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Breaking Bad Trivia Night - Hosted by Naro Video
Oct
3
7:00 PM19:00

Breaking Bad Trivia Night - Hosted by Naro Video

Good Day lovers of all things Breaking Bad! We got a great trivia night planned with Naro Video for all of you at home meth makers! Come test your knowledge on the amazing television series by Vince Gilligan. We will have some awesome specials this evening probably featuring a transformative Blue Sky slushy! We open at 5pm and Trivia starts at 7pm.

DETAILS
We are doing advanced registration with a $10 Team Registration Fee -> Click the Ticket Link to start the process. We will allow some Walk-up Teams for our outdoor seating if the weather is nice. Team Sizes are limited to 6 people. If a member of your Team has not arrived by 6:30 pm we will fill your Team's place with a Team from the Waiting List. We will have 4 Rounds of 10 Questions, plus Bonus Questions! Get ready to test your knowledge of the fantastic world of Walter White! #iamtheonewhoknocks

PRIZES
1st Place Team wins: $50 Toast Gift Certificate, $50 Handsome Biscuit plus more gifts from Naro Video

2nd Place - $25 Toast Gift Certificate, $25 Handsome Biscuit plus more gifts from Naro Video

3rd Place - $15 Toast Gift Certificate, $15 Handsome Biscuit Gift Certificate plus more gifts from Naro Video

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Naro Video's Birthday Celebration!
Sep
8
11:00 AM11:00

Naro Video's Birthday Celebration!

It's Our Birthday- LET'S PARTY!

We're Naro Video: The Movie Lovers' Playground- and We've Got Everything...but this years celebration wouldn't be anything to celebrate without YOU. This year, we're throwing an all day birthday party with fun for the whole family.

-FREE GENERAL STOCK RENTALS
-DISCOUNTS AND SPECIAL MOVIE SALES!
-PARTY MOVIES ALL DAY
-LIVE MUSIC AT 2PM, 4PM, 6PM, & 7PM
-FREE POPCORN
-SCAVENGER HUNTS FOR KIDS & ADULTS
-RAFFLE & PRIZES GALORE!
-KIDS COLORING STATION
-MOVIE CHARACTER COSTUME CONTEST @ 5pm
-STUMP MR. KNOW IT ALL- A MOVIE TRIVIA CHALLENGE @ 1pm, 3pm, & 6pm
-MINI PERFORMANCE BY SKYE ZENTZ @ 7PM
.... & MORE!

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Naro-Minded: Live Riff of "Navy SEALs"
Aug
11
9:15 PM21:15

Naro-Minded: Live Riff of "Navy SEALs"

It’s the return of Naro-Minded Theater 3,000,000,000!

Push Comedy Theater will be doing a live riff over this 1990 testosterone fest starring Charlie Sheen, Michael Beihn, Bill Paxton, and our very own Norfolk, VA!

A squad of Navy SEALs sets out to destroy a shipment of US-built Stinger missiles that have fallen into enemy hands. They're America's secret weapon against terrorism, and Push Comedy Theater is Norfolk’s secret weapon against cinematic atrocities. We’ll have plenty of O'Connor Brewing Co. beer on hand for this one, with all proceeds benefitting Naro Video. (1990, R, 113mins)

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Harry Potter Trivia at Toast
Jul
31
6:30 PM18:30

Harry Potter Trivia at Toast

Hidy ho Sorcerers! We got a great trivia night planned for Harry Potter's birthday! 😝 We are going to have tons of games and prizes plus a boatload of Butterbeer! We open at 5pm and Trivia starts at 6:30p

DETAILS
We are doing advanced registration this time with a $10 Team Registration Fee -> Click the Ticket Link (ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS CLOSED). We will allow some Walk-up Teams for our outdoor seating if the weather is nice. Team Sizes are limited to 6 people. If a member of your Team has not arrived by 6pm we will fill your Team's place with a Team from the Waiting List. We will have 4 Rounds of 10 Questions, plus Bonus Questions! Get ready to test your knowledge of the entire Harry Potter series! #coolpointsifyouwriteyouranswerswithaquill

PRIZES
1st Place Team wins: a glass Snitch from For All Handkind! a Harry Potter T-shirt, a Naro Video T shirt, $50 Toast Gift Certificate, $50 Handsome Biscuit gift Certificate, Free Video Rentals from Naro Video, and more!

2nd Place - a Harry Potter T-shirt, $25 Toast Gift Certificate, $25 Handsome Biscuit Gift Certificate and Free Video Rentals from Naro Video!

3rd Place - $15 Toast Gift Certificate, $15 Handsome Biscuit Gift Certificate, Free Video Rentals from Naro Video!

That is all we have for now, feel free to message us with any questions.

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Naro-Minded: Stand By Me
Jun
29
9:15 PM21:15

Naro-Minded: Stand By Me

Based on a Stephen King short story, Rob Reiner's easygoing nostalgia piece recounts the journey of four young boys set out to find the dead body of a missing child. Narrated by Richard Dreyfuss, the inseparable friends — Gordie Lachance (Wil Wheaton), Vern Tessio (Jerry O'Connell), Chris Chambers (River Phoenix) and Teddy Duchamp (Corey Feldman) — find themselves on an adventure colored by personal pressures while they learn more about one another and their very different home lives. Just a lark at first, the boys' expedition evolves into a defining event in their lives. (1986, R, 87mins)

Naro-Minded is a monthly collaboration between Naro Cinema and Naro Video, bringing much-loved classics back to the big screen. Sponsored by O'Connor Brewing Co., beer and wine will be available for purchase at the show, with all proceeds benefiting Naro Video.

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Stand By Me Trivia Night at Toast
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

Stand By Me Trivia Night at Toast

We got another fun night planned Wednesday Jun 27th with @naroexpandedvideo stirring up Stand By Me Trivia busting out tons of questions with 6 degrees of separation! Just kidding, maybe 2 degrees. Naro Video will be showing Stand By Me on Jun 29th 9:15p at The Naro as part of their Naro-Minded Showcase. Plus we have great prizes! For this event Team Registration starts at 6pm Jun 27th.

1st Place Team wins: $100 Toast Gift Certificate, $75 Handsome Biscuit gift Certificate, plus a few more gifts from the Naro!

2nd Place - $25 Toast Gift Certificate, $25 Handsome Biscuit Gift Certificate, plus a few more gifts from the Naro!

3rd Place - $15 Toast Gift Certificate, $15 Handsome Biscuit Gift Certificate, plus a few more gifts from the Naro!

Team Sizes are limited to 6 (you can do more than 6 if you want but you wont be in the running for the prizes!) - Four Rounds of 10 Questions, plus Bonus Questions. Get ready to test your knowledge of Jerry O’Connell’s interesting career choices or Stephen King’s glorious pets!

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Naro-Minded: The Terminator
May
18
9:15 PM21:15

Naro-Minded: The Terminator

Disguised as a human, a cyborg assassin known as a Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) travels from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton). Sent to protect Sarah is Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn), who divulges the coming of Skynet, an artificial intelligence system that will spark a nuclear holocaust. Sarah is targeted because Skynet knows that her unborn son will lead the fight against them. With the virtually unstoppable Terminator in hot pursuit, she and Kyle attempt to escape. (1984, R, 108mins)

Naro-Minded is a monthly collaboration between Naro Cinema and Naro Video, bringing much-loved classics back to the big screen. Sponsored by O'Connor Brewing Co., beer and wine will be available for purchase at the show, with all proceeds benefiting Naro Video.

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Naro-Minded: Tombstone
Mar
23
9:15 PM21:15

Naro-Minded: Tombstone

This high-energy action adventure finds Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell) and his brothers - Morgan (Bill Paxton) and Virgil (Sam Elliott) - leaving their gunslinger ways behind them and retiring in the town of Tombstone, Arizona, intent on building a fortune. While they aren't looking to find trouble, trouble soon finds them when they become targets of the ruthless Cowboy gang. Now, together with Wyatt's best friend, Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), the brothers pick up their guns once more to restore order to a lawless land. (1993, R, 134mins)

Naro-Minded is a monthly collaboration between Naro Cinema and Naro Video, bringing much-loved classics back to the big screen. Sponsored by O'Connor Brewing Co., beer and wine will be available for purchase at the show, with all proceeds benefiting Naro Video.

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Naro-Minded: Aliens
Feb
16
9:15 PM21:15

Naro-Minded: Aliens

We've got a delightful little treat for you with this blockbuster sequel (and seven-time Oscar nominee) from writer/director James Cameron. Sigourney Weaver returns as Ellen Ripley, the last surviving crew member of a corporate spaceship destroyed by a vicious alien life form. Rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep, Ripley learns that the planet where her crew discovered the alien has since been settled by colonists, but contact with the colony has been lost. Colonial marines, along with Ripley as an advisor, are sent to investigate — but will their impressive firepower be enough? Several future stars made early career appearances in “Aliens,” including Lance Henriksen, the late Bill Paxton, and Paul Reiser. (1986, R, 138mins)

Naro-Minded is a monthly collaboration between Naro Cinema and Naro Video, bringing much-loved classics back to the big screen. Sponsored by O'Connor Brewing Co.., beer and wine will be available for purchase at the show, with all proceeds benefiting Naro Video.

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Naro-Minded: Fargo
Jan
26
9:15 PM21:15

Naro-Minded: Fargo

We’re kickstarting 2018 with this black comedy (and seven-time Oscar nominee) from Naro favorites Joel and Ethan Coen. Set in Minnesota, Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) is a car salesman who has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs (Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare) to kidnap his own wife. But when the scheme goes sour - and wood chippers get involved - the haphazard kidnapping plot turns deadly serious. Frances McDormand took home the Best Actress Oscar for her performance as the quite pregnant police chief Marge Gunderson. (1996, R, 98mins)

Naro-Minded is a monthly collaboration between Naro Cinema and Naro Video, bringing much-loved classics back to the big screen. Sponsored by O'Connor Brewing Co., beer and wine will be available for purchase at the show, with all proceeds benefiting Naro Video.

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Film School: Native American
Nov
19
3:00 PM15:00

Film School: Native American

The Naro Video Film School is a monthly film discussion program to help our customers explore our dazzling, curated collection and learn more about film history and culture. We will choose 25 films on a topic and rent them for half-price during the entire month.

Naro Video Film School November 2017 – Native American

Big Eden (2000)
Billy Jack (1971)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
The Business of Fancydancing (2002)
Chingachgook: The Great Snake (1967)
Crooked Arrows (2012)
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Edge of America (2003)
The Exiles (1961)
The Fast Runner (2001)
Frozen River (2008)
A Good Day to Die (2010)
Incident at Oglala (1992)
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Little Big Man (1970)
Map of the Human Heart (1992)
Nanook of the North (1922)
The New World (2005)
Pocahontas (1995)
Powwow Highway (1989)
Reel Injun (2009)
Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013)
Smoke Signals (1998)
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Windtalkers (2002)

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Naro-Minded: The Room
Nov
18
9:15 PM21:15

Naro-Minded: The Room

Johnny (Tommy Wiseau) is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his gorgeous fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored with him and decides to seduce his best friend, Mark (Greg Sestero). From there, nothing will be the same again. Often referred to as the "'Citizen Kane' of bad movies," this is one not to be missed. (2003, R, 99mins)

Presented with our hilarious buddies from Push Comedy Theater as a benefit for Naro Video and sponsored by local hop-heads O'Connor Brewing Co.

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Naro-Minded Theater 3,000,000,000: Trolling "Troll 2"
Oct
21
9:15 PM21:15

Naro-Minded Theater 3,000,000,000: Trolling "Troll 2"

It's Naro-Minded Theater 3,000,000,000!

Naro-Minded and Plan B Comedy bring you TROLL 2. Often cited as one of the worst films ever made, this low-budget horror comedy has gained a cult following over the years. The plot concerns a family pursued by vegetarian goblins who seek to transform them into plants so that they can eat them. Presented as a benefit for Naro Video, Plan B will do an MST3K-style live riff during the movie. (1990, PG-13, 95mins)

Naro-Minded is a monthly collaboration between Naro Cinema and Naro Video, bringing much-loved classics back to the big screen. Sponsored by O'Connor Brewing Co., beer and wine will be available for purchase at the show, with all proceeds benefiting Naro Video.

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Film School: Nature Strikes Back
Oct
15
3:00 PM15:00

Film School: Nature Strikes Back

he Naro Video Film School is a monthly film discussion program to help our customers explore our dazzling, curated collection and learn more about film history and culture. We will choose 25 films on a topic and rent them for half-price during the entire month.

Naro Video Film School October 2017 – Nature Strikes Back

Alligator (1980)
The Birds (1963)
Black Sheep (2006)
Blackfish (2013)
Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (1988)
Carriers (2009)
Contagion (2011)
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Day of the Animals (1977)
The Day of the Triffids (1981)
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
The Food of the Gods (1976)
Frogs (1972)
The Happening (2008)
It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955)
Jurassic Park (1993)
Long Weekend (1978)
Mimic (1997)
The Naked Jungle (1954)
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Orca (1977)
Phase IV (1974)
Safe (1995)
Squirm (1976)
Them! (1954)

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Naro-Minded: Suspiria
Sep
29
9:15 PM21:15

Naro-Minded: Suspiria

A candy-colored nightmare from Italian terror maestro Dario Argento, "Suspiria" weaves a menacing tale of witchcraft as a fairy tale gone horribly awry. From the moment she arrives in Germany to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Banyon (Jessica Harper) senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution. Ill at ease as the result of her fellow student's peculiar behavior and increasingly terrified following a series of gruesome and spectacular murders, Suzy slowly begins to unravel the dark history of the academy. (1977, R, 100mins)

Naro-Minded is a monthly collaboration between Naro Cinema and Naro Video, bringing much-loved classics back to the big screen. Sponsored by O'Connor Brewing Co., beer and wine will be available for purchase at the show, with all proceeds benefiting Naro Video.

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Songs 4 Movies! with Skye Zentz
Sep
28
8:00 PM20:00

Songs 4 Movies! with Skye Zentz

Local musician extraordinaire Skye Zentz will be be doing a live in store/streaming online performance where she'll be singing song requests for each donation we receive that hour! That will stream from her Facebook artist page: www.facebook.com/skyezentz ...so give her a like and jump on at 8PM EST on Thursday to watch! Plus, we'll have hot apple cider and ginger snaps for anyone who donates! It's gonna be super fun, and the perfect time to donate!

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Special Trivia Night: Damn the man! Save the Naro!
Sep
24
4:00 PM16:00

Special Trivia Night: Damn the man! Save the Naro!

Calling all movie buffs!! Bearded Bird Brewing Co. are putting on a special trivia night in support of Naro Video.

Expect twist, turns, and maybe even a little romance as they fundraise for Naro Video. There will be special prizes and more!

Teams: Team max size is 6. There is no max number of teams however first come first served!

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Film School: Women Directing - Session 2
Sep
24
3:00 PM15:00

Film School: Women Directing - Session 2

The Naro Video Film School is a monthly film discussion program to help our customers explore our dazzling, curated collection and learn more about film history and culture. We will choose 25 films on a topic and rent them for half-price during the entire month.

Each of the two sessions will have a short presentation followed by a discussion. Come to either or both! It’s free and open to everyone.

Wednesday, September 6 at 5:30 PM
Sunday, September 24 at 3 PM

Naro Video Film School September 2017 – Women Directing

We're celebrating the Directed by Women Worldwide Film Viewing Party with September's Naro Video Film School.

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SAVE NARO EXPANDED VIDEO: Benefit Show with Music & Art
Sep
16
to Sep 17

SAVE NARO EXPANDED VIDEO: Benefit Show with Music & Art

  • Charlie's American Cafe (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Rally around the cause to save Naro Video with us for one very special night at Charlie's American Cafe as we raise funds to donate to their Kickstarter campaign at http://www.savenarovideo.com/ running all month long until Sept 29!! As the treasured home to the largest independent collection of films on the East Coast, Naro Expanded Video is one of the most special places in Norfolk, and we want to do everything we can to help preserve this cultural beacon so come party with us for a great cause!!

(TBA Productions will also continue to take donations for the Naro all month long at all our shows and we encourage you to donate to their Kickstarter as well, where they're offering a bunch of cool prizes for different tiers of donations)

+ 7PM MOVIE SCREENING +
Be Kind Rewind - dir. by Michel Gondry and starring Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow

+ MUSICAL LINEUP +
Little Pants (REUNION SHOW!!!)
The Radar Listening Party
The Framers
Turncoat Syndicate

+ SILENT ART AUCTION +
Artists To Be Announced (If you would like to donate artwork email us at tbapeople@gmail dot com)

Flyer by Todd Owens

Doors at 8PM / $10 minimum donation

Presented by TBA Productions

+ PLENTY OF FREE PARKING ACROSS THE STREET FROM CHARLIE'S IN THE STRIP OF SPACES TO THE RIGHT OF MJ'S TAVERN, PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD BEHIND THE VENUE, THANKS +

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Naro-Minded: Leon: The Professional
Sep
15
9:15 PM21:15

Naro-Minded: Leon: The Professional

As visually stylish as it is graphically violent, this thriller directed by Luc Besson concerns Mathilda (Natalie Portman), a 12-year-old girl living in New York City who has been exposed to the sordid side of life from an early age: her abusive father stores drugs for corrupt police officers, and her mother neglects her. Léon (Jean Reno), who lives down the hall, tends to his houseplants and works as a hired hitman for mobster Tony (Danny Aiello). When her family is murdered by crooked DEA agent Stansfield (Gary Oldman), Mathilda joins forces with a reluctant Léon to learn his deadly trade and avenge her family's deaths. (1994, R, 110mins)

Besson's first American film boasted a strong performance from Jean Reno, a striking debut by Natalie Portman, and a love-it-or-hate-it, over-the-top turn by Gary Oldman.

Léon was originally released in the U.S. in 1994 as “The Professional,” and a re-cut version was released in 1996 in France as “Léon.” Which one do you want to see?

Naro-Minded is a monthly collaboration between Naro Cinema and Naro Video, bringing much-loved classics back to the big screen. Sponsored by O'Connor Brewing Co., beer and wine will be available for purchase at the show, with all proceeds benefiting Naro Video.

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Film School: Women Directing - Session 1
Sep
6
5:30 PM17:30

Film School: Women Directing - Session 1

The Naro Video Film School is a monthly film discussion program to help our customers explore our dazzling, curated collection and learn more about film history and culture. We will choose 25 films on a topic and rent them for half-price during the entire month.

Each of the two sessions will have a short presentation followed by a discussion. Come to either or both! It’s free and open to everyone.

Wednesday, September 6 at 5:30 PM
Sunday, September 24 at 3 PM

Naro Video Film School September 2017 – Women Directing

We're celebrating the Directed by Women Worldwide Film Viewing Party with September's Naro Video Film School.

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SaveNaroVideo.com Launch Party
Aug
28
5:00 PM17:00

SaveNaroVideo.com Launch Party

Our Kickstarter (SaveNaroVideo.com) launches this coming Monday. Get excited! We're cooking up some pretty great incentives that we'd tell you about, but we're too busy cooking. You'll get the full skinny Monday!

We're planning on having some fun at the video store Monday, 5PM-8PM, to celebrate the launch! This will include free rentals for anyone who donates to the campaign that day! And there will probably be, like, candy and balloons and stuff. You know you love candies and balloons and stuff.

Hope to see y'all then!

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Film School: Dystopia - Session 2
Aug
20
3:00 PM15:00

Film School: Dystopia - Session 2

The Naro Video Film School is a film discussion program to help our customers explore our dazzling, curated collection and learn more about film history and culture. We will choose 25 films on a topic and rent them for half-price during the entire month.

Each of the two sessions will have a short presentation followed by a discussion. Come to either or both! It’s free and open to everyone.

Wednesday, August 9 at 5:30 PM
Sunday, August 20 at 3 PM

Naro Video Film School August 2017 – Dystopia

The Age of Stupid (2009)
Born in Flames (1983)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Delicatessen (1991)
District 9 (2009)
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Five (1951)
The FP (2011)
Gattaca (1997)
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
The Handmaid’s Tale (1990)
The Hunger Games (2012)
Idiocracy (2006)
La Jetée (1962)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Metropolis (1927)
1984 (1984)
The Omega Man (1971)
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Pleasantville (1998)
Sleep Dealer (2008)
The Terminator (1984)
Things to Come (1936)
V for Vendetta (2005)
WALL-E (2008)

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