Recent Atlanta Film Festival Screenings and Events
As the Atlanta Film Festival celebrates our 43rd year, join us for a night of beginnings. Enjoy drinks and generous refreshments! Pick up badges early and grab your individual ticket as they officially go live that night!
Excited about the upcoming festival, but want to get a sneak peak about the upcoming films before everyone else? Well you’re in luck! We will be showing the trailers to a couple of our showcase films and their creators will be there to discuss their process.
Netflix invites you and a guest to an advance screening of THE HIGHWAYMEN. From director John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side), THE HIGHWAYMEN follows the untold true story of the legendary lawmen who brought down Bonnie and Clyde.
BREAKTHROUGH is based on the inspirational true story of one mother’s unfaltering love in the face of impossible odds.
You have great ideas so push those stories into the limelight. Join us for March's Currents where we talk about the art of story development and screenwriting. Learn how to improve and format your story so it best serves you!
Atlanta Film Society (ATLFS) and Kodak present the 100 Feet of Film Project. This project provides a team of filmmakers with the opportunity to maximize their creativity while minimizing the ability to reshoot. Through this project, filmmakers will learn to effectively and efficiently shoot on a limited reel of film stock and in the process must focus on the fundamentals of filmmaking.
The Widow tells the story of a woman's search to uncover the mysterious disappearance of her husband leading her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.
Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.
Your characters are everything. They are the heart and soul of every movie and television show. They own the emotional attachment of your audience. And, when constructed well, characters become such a dynamic force that they take on a life of their own. This is the ultimate goal. This is what turns a movie from good to great and a show from enjoyable to binge-able. This is what gets your story sold.
This two day, bootcamp-style Production Assistant workshop is perfect for those just starting their career in the industry as well as those looking to advance their knowledge of what it takes to succeed as an office or on-set production assistant working on commercials, industrials, music videos, independent films, television series and studio features.
The Atlanta Film Society is partnering with local industry members for an event dedicated to Georgia screenwriters. Chosen through submission process, Page to Stage will highlight the best of Georgia's locally written, unproduced screenplays in a live staged reading with professional casts.
Members of the Screen Actors Guild will warm-up the group with improv exercises and then we'll hear about rights as an actor and crew member and hear from a panel of distinguished members as they share real world experience getting into the industry.
Gloria (Gina Rodriguez) finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.
An extraordinary look at the soldiers and events of the Great War, using film footage captured at the time, now presented as the world has never seen.
A portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. during the last years of his life, from his part in the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to his assassination in 1968.
As everyone knows, a career in the entertainment industry can be either “feast or famine”. One second you’re on an Avenger’s Movie, or Walking Dead shoot, the next you’re waiting by the phone for another job. Finding your next big gig on a film or TV show can be difficult, but few consider the opportunities in the commercial industry.
A woman in Harlem desperately scrambles to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime while carrying their first child.
The story of Dick Cheney, the most powerful Vice President in history, and how his policies changed the world as we know it.
SECOND ACT is an inspirational comedy starring Jennifer Lopez as Maya, a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations of not having achieved more in life.
On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.
Kodak Film Lab Atlanta in conjunction with the Atlanta Film Society will host an introductory course on film cinematography.
Local Atlanta Cinematographers will be on hand to demonstrate film loading, camera operations, lighting and you will have the opportunity to actually film using 16mm Kodak Motion Picture Film. You will also have the experience to see film being processed and then transferred. Here is an occasion to learn filmmaking from local filmmakers.
This holiday season, Academy Award® winner Robert Zemeckis—the groundbreaking filmmaker behind Forrest Gump, Flight and Cast Away—directs Steve Carell in the most original movie of the year. Welcome to Marwen tells the miraculous true story of one broken man’s fight as he discovers how artistic imagination can restore the human spirit.
Tyrel joins his friend on a trip to the Catskills for a weekend birthday party with several people he doesn’t know. As soon as they get there, it’s clear that (1) he’s the only black guy, and (2) it’s going to be a weekend of heavy drinking.
Laurel & Hardy, one of the world’s great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shines through, they re-connect with their adoring fans.
It’s the 1970s, and America’s burgeoning obsession with marijuana has made Colombian farmers suddenly rich. In the Guajira region, a Wayúu family rises to prominence, but soon the trappings of wealth and power start a war that threatens to tear them and their ancient traditions apart. Featuring food from Kiosco Restaurant.
The most personal project to date from Academy Award-winning director and writer Alfonso Cuarón, ROMA follows a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City in the 1970s. Featuring food from El Ponce.