CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The 2021 Virginia Film Festival kicks off Wednesday night with an in-person event at the Paramount Theater.

This is the 34th year for the popular multi-day event.

The first film that will be screened is Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch at 7 p.m. followed by the Opening Night Gala Outdoors, which will take place at the new CODE Building.

The screening of the movie is sold out.

For more information about other films that will be screened and tickets, click here.