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Plaza Theatre

Plaza Theatre Magnum
PHOTO CREDIT: CL File
Call: (470) 410-1939 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.

The Skin I Live In

Saturday September 24, 2022 01:00 PM EDT
Ever since his beloved wife was horribly burned in an auto accident, Dr. Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas), a skilled plastic surgeon, has tried to develop a new skin that could save the lives of burn victims. Finally, after 12 years, Ledgard has created a skin that guards the body, but is still sen...
Cost: $13

Silverscream Spookshow: Jason and the Argonauts

Wednesday August 10, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.
Cost: $10-$15

But I'm a Cheerleader

Wednesday August 10, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.
Cost: $13

The King of Comedy

Friday July 29, 2022 09:15 PM EDT
Rupert Pupkin (Robert De Niro) is a failure in life but a celebrity in his own mind, hosting an imaginary talk show in his mother’s basement. When he meets actual talk show host Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis), he’s convinced it will provide his big break, but Langford isn’t interested in the would-be ...
Cost: $16.34

Akira 4K Remaster

Sunday July 24, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
In 1988 the Japanese government drops an atomic bomb on Tokyo after ESP experiments on children go awry. In 2019, 31 years after the nuking of the city, Kaneda, a bike gang leader, tries to save his friend Tetsuo from a secret government project. He battles anti-government activists, greedy politici...
Cost: $10+

'Memoria' in 35mm

Saturday July 23, 2022 09:30 PM EDT
From the extraordinary mind of Palme D’or winning director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and starring Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, comes a bewildering drama about a Scottish woman, who, after hearing a loud ‘bang’ at daybreak, begins experiencing a mysterious sensory syndrome while traversing th...
Cost: $10+

Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan in 35mm

Friday June 24, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
As Adm. James T. Kirk (William Shatner) and Capt. Spock (Leonard Nimoy) monitor trainees at Starfleet Academy, another vessel from the United Federation of Planets is about to try out the planet-creating Genesis Device in a seemingly deserted portion of space. In the process, two of Kirk’s officers ...
Cost: $22

Jurassic World: Dominion

Wednesday June 15, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
 This June, experience the epic conclusion to the Jurassic era as two generations unite for the first time. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are joined by Oscar®-winner Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, and Sam Neill in Jurassic World Dominion, a bold, timely, and breathtaking new adventure that spans t...
Cost: $15+

Silver Scream Spook Show: The Blob

Saturday June 4, 2022 10:00 PM EDT
A drive-in favorite, this sci-fi classic follows teenagers Steve (Steven McQueen) and his best girl, Jane (Aneta Corseaut), as they try to protect their hometown from a gelatinous alien life form that engulfs everything it touches. The first to discover the substance and live to tell about it, Steve...
Cost: $10-$15

Thrilling Bloody Sword

Thursday May 19, 2022 09:30 PM EDT
If He-Man and the Masters of the Universe dropped acid with the Shaw Brothers while knocking out a martial arts horror-fantasy movie, that movie would be THRILLING BLOODY SWORD. This head-spinning slice of Taiwanese psychotronic cinema builds a movie out of SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, impossibl...
Cost: $16.34

Memoria

Friday May 13, 2022 07:45 PM EDT
From the extraordinary mind of Palme D’or winning director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and starring Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, comes a bewildering drama about a Scottish woman, who, after hearing a loud ‘bang’ at daybreak, begins experiencing a mysterious sensory syndrome while traversing th...
Cost: $16.34

The 46th Annual Atlanta Film Festival’s Closing Night Gala ‘Mija’

Saturday April 30, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
The Atlanta Film Festival’s Closing Night presentation of Mija. Mija follows Doris Muñoz, who began a career in music talent management and met Jacks Haupt, an auspicious young singer, and both share the ever-present guilt of being the first American-born members of their undocumented families.
Cost: $25+

The 46th Annual Atlanta Film Festival’s Opening Night Gala 892

Friday April 22, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
The Atlanta Film Festival’s Opening Night presentation of Bleecker Street’s dramatic thriller “892.” Starring John Boyega, the late Michael K. Williams, Nicole Beharie, and Connie Britton. The film follows a Marine war veteran who faces mental and emotional challenges when he tries to reintegrate ba...
Cost: $25

12th Annual Creative Conference

Thursday April 21, 2022 03:00 PM EDT
Categories: Film, Movies,

The Creative Conference serves to educate, entertain, engage, and enlighten by pulling back the curtain on film and television production to give our audience a peek behind the scenes at how projects get made and by whom.

This year, we offer over 25 events - 5 in-person pan...
Cost: $12+

Masquerade Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday April 15, 2022 11:00 PM EDT
Get glitzy, everyone! LDOD Inc. is bringing back theme nights for the first time in 2022 and celebrating the return of the Trixie dance troupe to The Plaza stage. Wear your fanciest masks and be prepared for a night of sexy dancers, screen-accurate performers, and of course, Tim Curry in a bustier. ...
Cost: $15

Silver Scream Spook Show, Godzilla vs. Hedorah

Saturday March 19, 2022 10:00 PM EDT
The microscopic alien life-form Hedorah feeds on Earth's pollution and grows into a poisonous, acid-secreting sea monster. After he sinks an oil tanker and attacks Dr. Toru Yano and his young son Ken Yano, scarring the doctor, Hedorah's toxic existence is revealed to the public. Ken Yano has visions...
Cost: $10-$15

The Last Picture Show

Sunday March 13, 2022 01:00 PM EDT
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.
Cost: $13

The Last Picture Show

Saturday March 12, 2022 04:30 PM EST
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.
Cost: $13

Best in Show

Saturday March 12, 2022 03:00 PM EST
A “behind the scenes” look into the highly competitive and cut-throat world of dog-shows through the eyes of a group of ruthless dog owners.
Cost: $13

'Best in Show'

Friday March 11, 2022 09:00 PM EST
A “behind the scenes” look into the highly competitive and cut-throat world of dog-shows through the eyes of a group of ruthless dog owners.
Cost: $13.00

The Scary of Sixty First

Sunday March 6, 2022 07:00 PM EST
Two roommates’ lives are upended after finding out that their new Manhattan apartment harbors a dark secret.
Cost: $20

The Scary of Sixty First

Saturday March 5, 2022 09:30 PM EST
Two roommates’ lives are upended after finding out that their new Manhattan apartment harbors a dark secret.
Cost: $20

Drive My Car

Sunday January 16, 2022 02:30 PM EST
OpeningFri., Jan. 14. Plaza Theatre
Cost: $10-$20

Drive My Car

Saturday January 15, 2022 04:30 PM EST
OpeningFri., Jan. 14. Plaza Theatre
Cost: $10-$20

Drive My Car

Friday January 14, 2022 06:00 PM EST
OpeningFri., Jan. 14. Plaza Theatre
Cost: $10-$20

Misanthropes

Friday October 8, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
This screening is open to the public! Misanthropes is an 85 minute film produced entirely in Atlanta over the course of four years. The film features a collage of local talent, landmark locations, and a killer soundtrack. Doors to the Plaza open at 7:00, and the film begins at 7:30. There will be a ...
Cost: $10

Comedian Angelina Spicer's Postpartum Revolution Road Trip Tour

Saturday July 10, 2021 07:30 PM EDT
Categories: Comedy Comedian, producer, mother, and "accidental activist" Angelina Spicer (as seen on Ellen, Conan, and Jimmy Kimmel Live) will be making a stop in Atlanta as part of her national Postpartum Revolution Road Trip tour at the Plaza Theater on July 10th. Tickets are $15 and on sale now.I...
Cost: $15

2021 Atlanta Film Festival presents PROFILE

Wednesday April 28, 2021 08:30 PM EDT
Categories: Film Focus Features’ PROFILE releases in theatres on May 14, 2021. The 45th annual Atlanta Film Festival will host an advance screening of the film at the Plaza Theatre Drive-In. PROFILE follows an undercover British journalist in her quest to bait and expose a terrorist recruiter throug...
Cost: $15-$50

2021 Atlanta Film Festival presents LIMBO

Monday April 26, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
Categories: Film Focus Features’ LIMBO releases in theatres on April 30, 2021, but the 45th annual Atlanta Film Festival will host an advance screening of the film. Recently nominated for two BAFTA® awards for Best British Film and Best Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer, LIMBO is a wry...
Cost: $20

Sundance Film Festival: Atlanta [Satellite Screen]

Tuesday February 2, 2021 12:00 PM EST
Enjoy selections from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival presented by Atlanta Film Society, The Plaza Theatre and the Sundance Institute
Cost: Varies

Sundance Film Festival: Atlanta [Satellite Screen]

Monday February 1, 2021 12:00 PM EST
Enjoy selections from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival presented by Atlanta Film Society, The Plaza Theatre and the Sundance Institute with Acura, SundanceTV, ChaseSapphire, and Adobe. Visit festival.sundance.org to learn more about the Festival. This event is managed by the #SundanceSatellite partne...
Cost: Varies

Sundance Film Festival: Atlanta [Satellite Screen]

Sunday January 31, 2021 12:00 PM EST
Enjoy selections from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival presented by Atlanta Film Society, The Plaza Theatre and the Sundance Institute with Acura, SundanceTV, ChaseSapphire, and Adobe. Visit festival.sundance.org to learn more about the Festival. This event is managed by the #SundanceSatellite partne...
Cost: Varies

Sundance Film Festival: Atlanta [Satellite Screen]

Friday January 29, 2021 12:00 PM EST
Enjoy selections from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival presented by Atlanta Film Society, The Plaza Theatre and the Sundance Institute with Acura, SundanceTV, ChaseSapphire, and Adobe.
Cost: Varies

Sundance Film Festival: Atlanta

Thursday January 28, 2021 12:00 PM EST
Enjoy selections from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival presented by Atlanta Film Society, The Plaza Theatre and the Sundance Institute

Visit festival.sundance.org to learn more about the Festival.

Cost: Varies

Atlanta Film Society & Sundance Film Festival Partnership Zoom Event

Friday January 22, 2021 03:00 PM EST
Categories: Film The Atlanta Film Society was chosen as a Satellite Screen partner for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, January 28 – February 3. On this Zoom event, representatives from the Atlanta Film Society, Plaza Theatre and Sundance Institute will give a look at what to expect from Atlanta’s p...
Cost: Free

Freak Power documentary ATLANTA

Friday December 25, 2020 12:00 AM EST
Categories: FILM FREAK POWER: The Ballot or the Bomb will be showing at the Plaza Theatre on December 25, 2020 through December 31, 2020. The film follows the irreverent and imaginative campaign of outlaw journalist HUNTER S. THOMPSON as well as the polarized politics of America in the midst of the ...
Cost: $15

Plazadrome Drive-in Presents: ACTION U.S.A.

Thursday November 19, 2020 07:30 PM EST
Action U.S.A. is a fireball of stunt-fueled insanity from the year 1989. Prolific 80’s stuntman John Stewart directs this giddy 90-minute avalanche of bus jumps, helicopter chases, and dudes getting tossed out of the tallest buildings in Waco, Texas. They truly, absolutely don’t make movies like thi...
Cost: $15-$50

Uncle Frank

Monday September 21, 2020 07:40 PM EDT
UNCLE FRANK Directed by Alan Ball USA, 2020, English, 95 minutes Monday, September 21, 2020, 7:40 PM — Plaza Theatre Drive-In In 1973, teenage Beth (Sophia Lillis) leaves her rural hometown to study at New York University where her estranged uncle Frank (Paul Bettany) is a revered literature profess...
Cost: $15-$50

Dead by Midnight: Y2Kill

Sunday September 20, 2020 10:30 PM EDT
DEAD BY MIDNIGHT: Y2KILL

Directed by Davi Crimmins, Eric Davis, Hannah Fierman, Greg Garrison, Torey Haas, Melissa Haas, Jay Holloway, Jenna Kanell, Anissa Matlock, Tony Reames USA, 2020, English, 96 minutes

Sunday, September 20, 2020, 10:30 PM — Dad's Garage Drive-In

Introducing DEAD BY MIDNIGH...
Cost: $15-$50

Locals Only - Summer 2020

Wednesday July 15, 2020 09:25 PM EDT
LOCALS ONLY is at the Drive-In on July 15th for a summer screening of local short films that are so bad, they're good! LOCALS ONLY is a recurring screening of thematically tied short films from Georgia’s independent filmmakers with each event having a distinct theme and focus. Featured short films...
Cost: $15-$50

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+

Atlanta Film Festival: Little Woods

Wednesday April 10, 2019 08:00 PM EDT
Little Woods, North Dakota, a fracking boomtown well beyond its prime. Ollie (Tessa Thompson) is trying to survive the last few days of her probation after getting caught illegally running prescription pills over the Canadian border. But when her mother dies, she is thrust back into the life of her ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival The Florida State University College Of Motion Picture Arts Presents: Selected Keylight Films

Wednesday April 10, 2019 06:00 PM EDT
The FSU College of Motion Pictures Arts presents a showcase of eight short student films followed by a panel discussion with representatives from the College. Ranked by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the top 25 film schools in the country, FSU College of Motion Picture Arts produces student films ...
Cost: RSVP

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Wednesday April 10

Wednesday April 10, 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: Fly By Night

Tuesday April 9, 2019 09:15 PM EDT
Tailo is a cab driver who runs a small and mildly profitable extortion ring. When Sailo, his wild card younger brother, decides to branch out on his own he inadvertently unleashes a trail of destruction. Suddenly Tailo's livelihood is under threat by both cops and crime lords and he must pull out al...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Rebels in the Rye (New Mavericks Shorts)

Tuesday April 9, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Bold works and bolder heroines reckon with the world around them.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Tuesday April 9

Tuesday April 9, 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: The Death of Dick Long

Monday April 8, 2019 10:15 PM EDT
Dick died last night, and Zeke and Earl don't want anybody finding out how. That's too bad though, cause news travels fast in small-town Alabama.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: The Tomorrow Man

Monday April 8, 2019 07:45 PM EDT
Ed Hemsler (John Lithgow) spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner (Blythe Danner) spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost in each other's stuf...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival ACVB: Music Voyager

Monday April 8, 2019 06:00 PM EDT
Join us and the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau for the world premieres of ?Music Voyager? episodes 5 & 6 that feature yours truly?the Atlanta Film Festival?as well as the Plaza Theatre, Dad?s Garage, Paris on Ponce, Karen Anderson & Tiny Doors, Atlanta United and more! Georgia
Cost: Free with RSVP

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Monday April 8

Monday April 8, 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: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile

Sunday April 7, 2019 09:15 PM EDT
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Reckoning

Sunday April 7, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Miles from the nearest power grid, Lemon Cassidy scratches out a humble living in an isolated Appalachian farming community. Her life is tossed into chaos when two men from the oldest family on the mountain hold her son hostage until she can settle a debt her missing husband owes to their cold-heart...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Always in Season

Sunday April 7, 2019 04:30 PM EDT
When 17-year-old Lennon Lacy is found hanging from a swing set in rural North Carolina, the trauma of the past bleeds into the present. Despite inconsistencies in the case, local officials quickly rule Lennon?s death a suicide, but his mother, Claudia, believes Lennon was lynched and begins a painst...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Life Without Basketball

Sunday April 7, 2019 02:15 PM EDT
Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir broke records and barriers on her way to become the first Division I athlete to play basketball while wearing hijab. When a controversial ruling ends her chances at playing professionally, she re-examines her faith and identity as a Muslim American.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival FOOD ON FILM: The Biggest Little Farm

Sunday April 7, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
Want to join us after the screening of THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM at the Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge for farm-to-table eats? Select the FILM and PARTY ticket at checkout. The After-Party is open to Producer, Sponsor, Press, All-Access, Weekend 1 and Filmmaker badge-holders and FILM & PARTY ticket-hold...
Cost: $13-$23

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Sunday April 7

Sunday April 7, 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: Midnight State of Mind (Midnight Shorts)

Saturday April 6, 2019 11:30 PM EDT
When the wealthy patriarch of a family dies, they discover a rather unusual request in his will...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Saturday April 6, 2019 09:15 PM EDT
The definition of "cool" can be summed up by the name Miles Davis. The quintessential Renaissance Man known for his restless artistic aesthetic, Davis is widely regarded as one of the most innovative, influential and highly respected figures in music. Having changed the course of music five or six t...
Cost: $13

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