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Plaza Theatre

Plaza Theatre Magnum
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Call: (404) 873-1939 or visit www.plazaatlanta.com
The beloved, long-running cinema in Poncey-Highland continues to screen movies and host film festivals. First opened in 1939, the Plaza Theatre has undergone a series of renovations in recent years.

Tangerine

Monday March 16, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
WUSSY MAG + Out On Film and Plaza Atlanta present "QUEERS ON FILM" — a monthly series of LGBTQ+ arthouse and independent classics.

In March, we are proud to screen the 2015 groundbreaking film, 'Tangerine'!

Tangerine follows a transgender sex worker who discovers her boyfriend and pimp has been ...
Cost: $13

Cinema for the Culture

Saturday February 29, 2020 06:00 pm EST
Categories: Film

Cinema for the Culture presents the Atlanta Premier of Hero by Frances-Anne Solomon. HERO is the story of Ulric Cross, who in 1941, left his small island home in Trinidad to seek his fortune, and became the RAF’s most decorated West Indian airman of WWII.

Shot in Trinidad, Ghana, UK...
Cost: $12-$20

Cat Video Fest 2020

Saturday February 22, 2020 01:00 pm EST
Categories: Film Screening

CatVideoFest, is a compilation of the best cat videos shown exclusively on the big screen. Every ticket purchased raises money to help local cats in need. Screens for a very limited time and only in theaters.

Cost: $11

Blackfilm Screening- Perfectly Single & tender Movie

Friday February 21, 2020 07:00 pm EST
The blackfilm_com Screening Series ATLANTA presents...PERFECTLY SINGLE & tender Movie

Join us on Friday, February 21 7pm at The Plaza Theater for an evening of Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, and Live Music.

Special Screening and Q&A with the film’s Director's VanElder and Felicia Pride. Cast ...
Cost: $20-$100

Moulin Rouge!

Wednesday February 12, 2020 07:00 pm EST
elebrate Valentine’s Day with your besties at this one-night special screening of Baz Luhrmann’s classic 2001 musical, starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor Don’t miss the pre-show starring your favorite Atlanta drag starlets! Following the pre-show, we will have a quick costume contest before th...
Cost: $15

Sister Act

Wednesday January 8, 2020 07:00 pm EST
Wussy Wednesdays return with the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg classic 'Sister Act'! Come early for the musical pre-show starring Sister Brigitte Bidet, Sister Molly Rimswell, and Sister Iv Fischer. Following the preshow, we will have a quick costume contest before hosting a rare screening of this musical ...
Cost: $15

New Year's Day w/ Metropolis

Wednesday January 1, 2020 07:00 pm EST
New Years Day, start the new decade with a look back at what the future looked like in the 20s, when we screen Fritz Lang's innovative and genre defining, METROPOLIS!!!
Cost: $13

Happy 80th Birthday with The Women

Monday December 23, 2019 07:00 pm EST
December 23rd, we're happy to celebrate our 80th birthday with a screening of the first movie to ever grace our screen, THE WOMEN!!! Celebrate 80 years of fantastic cinema with us on the big screen
Cost: $13

Homemade Screening

Monday November 11, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Categories: FILM

A new documentary film being released on Veteran’s Day in Atlanta, GA at Plaza Atlanta at 7 pm (Add: 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306) is likely to ignite renewed conversations about how best to care for our returning vets and their families.



HOMEMADE is the cinemati...
Cost: $13

Red Bull Music Festival Atlanta: A Conversation with Coach K

Friday November 8, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Categories: Lecture It is not an understatement to say that without Kevin “Coach K” Lee, today’s hip-hop landscape would not be the same. His Quality Control imprint and label has helped bring to life the careers of Migos, City Girls, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby, Rich the Kid and many, many more. Join the ...
Cost: $15

Waste a Ladon Whitmire Film: Red Carpet Premire

Thursday September 12, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Waste is a dramatic film about the unpredictability of love! It is an untold tale of love

you don’t want to miss.

Genre: Romantic Drama Director: Ladon Whitmire Release Date: September 12th, 2019 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST Location: The Plaza Theater

Writer, Director, and Executive Producer, La...
Cost: $16

Waste a film by Ladon Whitmire screens Sept. 14th at the Plaza Theater

Thursday September 12, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Categories: Film

Waste is a dramatic film about the unpredictability of love! It is an untold tale of love you don’t want to miss.

Genre: Romantic Drama Director: Ladon Whitmire Release Date: September 12th, 2019 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST Location: The Plaza Theater

Writer, Director, and Execu...
Cost: $16.00

Quest of the Muscle Nerd

Thursday August 29, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Categories: Movie

The story of one man’s attempt to host the first ever bodybuilding/cosplay competition and the two men who drag their bodies through hell to claim the crown.

Be among the first to see the documentary in a fun and festive atmosphere. COSTUMES encouraged!

The VIP Screening will b...
Cost: $15

Fundraiser: Pageant Material

Saturday June 22, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Still recovering from the death of his mother, seventeen-year-old Rodney dreams of escaping his small southern hometown in pursuit of following in his mother's footsteps as an award-winning pageant queen. Despite an onslaught of bullying and abuse from his step-father, step-brothers, and classmates,...
Cost: $13

Plazadrome Presents: Kathryn Bigelow's NEAR DARK

Thursday June 20, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Overshadowed at the time of its release by box office hit THE LOST BOYS, Katheryn Bigelow's 1987 vampire film NEAR DARK is an atmospheric horror/Western/road movie that defies convention. In a genre filled with stereotypes and century-old tropes, NEAR DARK drips with ingenuity and invention, challen...
Cost: $13

Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury

Wednesday June 19, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
What happens to a rock and roll band when three-fifths of its members become Eastern Orthodox priests? Find out in Parallel Love — take a journey with the small-town Georgia band Luxury, who, on the cusp of success, suffer a devastating touring wreck with long-term consequences. Screening June 19 *o...
Cost: $15

Queers on Film: Paris is Burning

Monday June 17, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
WUSSY MAG + Out On Film and Plaza Atlanta present "QUEERS ON FILM" — a new monthly series of LGBTQ+ arthouse and independent classics at the Plaza Theatre.  Featuring a Q&A with some of Atlanta's most iconic house members: Andre Mizrahi (House of Mizrahi), Tony Revlon (House of Revlon), an...
Cost: $15

Shebang! ATL in Heat

Saturday June 15, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Shebang! A new dance party celebrating womxn and nonbinary DJ's in Atlanta.
Cost: $7-$15

Best Little Whorehouse in Texas: Taboolala live show and screening featuring Blast-Off Burlesque and the Candybox Revue

Saturday June 15, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Categories: Arts Agenda

Blast-Off Burlesque is super stoked to be bringing back our popular TABOOLALA series to the Plaza Atlanta!

YEEEHAW! For this show we are gonna stage a good old fashioned HO DOWN at the Plaza *LIVE STAGE SHOW* featuring Blast-Off Burlesque , the gorgeous ladies of The Candybox...
Cost: $15

An Evening With Deadly Prey Gallery

Thursday June 13, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Categories: Film Screening Videodrome is proud to team up with the Plaza Theatre to bring this one of a kind art show and film screening event to the city of Atlanta. Deadly Prey Gallery is a Chicago-based art gallery dedicated to hand-painted movie posters from Ghana. These posters are fascinating ...
Cost: Free-$15

An Evening With Deadly Prey Gallery

Thursday June 13, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Videodrome is proud to team up with the Plaza Theatre to bring this one of a kind art show and film screening event to the city of Atlanta. Deadly Prey Gallery is a Chicago-based art gallery dedicated to hand-painted movie posters from Ghana. Guaranteed to melt your mind, these posters are fascinati...
Cost: $15

Organizing Is The New Cool Documentary Screening

Saturday June 8, 2019 04:30 pm EDT
Categories: film On Saturday June 8th the highly anticipated, documentary film “Organizing Is the New Cool” will make its debut in Atlanta, Georgia. Centered around the 15 year journey of social justice organization FTP Movement, and its collective mobilization to provide food, clothing, shelter and...
Cost: $15

Plaza Summers: Ghost World

Monday May 27, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Summertime is in the air, and we're kicking off with an alternative comic book classic, with Terry Zwigoff's GHOST WORLD!! Starring Scarlett Johansson, Thora Birch and Steve Buscemi
Cost: $11-$13

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday May 17, 2019 11:55 pm EDT
Every Friday at midnight the cult classic comes alive at the Plaza Theatre! In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their in...
Cost: $15

Atlanta Film Festival: Presentation of HBO?s ?Game of Thrones? Season 8 Premiere

Sunday April 14, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Please note: Tickets do not guarantee entry. This screening will be overbooked to ensure a full house. Arrive early to ensure seating.
Cost: Free

Atlanta Film Festival: International Falls

Sunday April 14, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Dee is stuck in a boring job and a broken marriage in International Falls, a snowbound border town at the end of the road. Harboring a secret dream of a stand up career, Dee encounters Tim: a burned out touring comedian who feels trapped by the very life Dee desires. As these two lost souls form an ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Turbulent Stock (Narrative Shorts)

Sunday April 14, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Volatile predicaments, uncertain futures, and tenuous connections.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Rendering a Reverie (Animated Shorts)

Sunday April 14, 2019 01:45 pm EDT
Wondrous animated illusions exploring the vast expanses of self.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Honey I Shrunk the Kid Films (Kids Shorts)

Sunday April 14, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Kid-sized shorts for the young and young at heart.
Cost: $6.50-$13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Sunday April 14

Sunday April 14, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival ENCORE: Pageant Material

Saturday April 13, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Recovering from the death of his mother, 17-year-old Rodney dreams of escaping his small southern hometown to follow in her footsteps as an award-winning pageant queen. Despite an onslaught of bullying and abuse from his family and peers, Rodney calls upon a unique cast of southern characters to hel...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival CLOSING NIGHT FILM: Them That Follow

Saturday April 13, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
In the rugged wilderness of Appalachia, the members of an isolated community of Pentecostal snake handlers led by Pastor Lemuel (Walton Goggins) risk their lives to attest themselves before God. Lemuel's daughter Mara (Alice Englert) prepares for her upcoming wedding to the young believer her father...
Cost: $50

Atlanta Film Festival: Yellow is Forbidden & The Coin (??)

Saturday April 13, 2019 05:00 pm EDT
The world of fashion is incredibly exclusive, but no tier is more elite than that of haute couture. It's a restrictive group that can only be joined with the express permission of an official French fashion organization. If they don't approve you, you can't use their label. Chanel, Givenchy, Dior - ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Afterlife (Hiernamaals)

Saturday April 13, 2019 02:45 pm EDT
After losing her beloved mother Vera in a tragic accident, 14-year-old Sam has taken on the responsibility of looking after her father and two little brothers. One morning as she rushes to school, a speeding truck causes Sam to meet a similar untimely end. With the help of her oddball guardian angel...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Lonely Hearts Club (Narrative Shorts)

Saturday April 13, 2019 12:30 pm EDT
Solitary meditations pressing at the barriers of isolation.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Saturday April 13

Saturday April 13, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival: Greener Grass

Friday April 12, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
A deliciously twisted comedy set in a demented, timeless suburbia where every adult wears braces on their straight teeth, couples coordinate meticulously pressed outfits, and coveted family members are swapped in more ways than one in this competition for acceptance.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Teen Spirit

Friday April 12, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Violet (Elle Fanning) is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Driven by a pop-fueled soundtrack, TEEN SPIRIT is a visceral ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Friday April 12

Friday April 12, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival: In Fabric

Thursday April 11, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
A lonely woman (Marianne Jean-Baptiste), recently separated from her husband, visits a bewitching London department store in search of a dress that will transform her life. She?s fitted with a perfectly flattering, artery-red gown?which, in time, will come to unleash a malevolent curse and unstoppab...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

Thursday April 11, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Meet Jonathan Agassi, a gay Israeli porn star with a worldwide following. Diving into his fantastical life, this intimate documentary explores the highest highs and lowest lows of one of the world's most famous adult entertainers. Behind the veil of fame, Agassi shares a loving yet complicated bond ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Thursday April 11

Thursday April 11, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+
1049 Ponce De Leon Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 873-1939
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