Mountainfilm on Tour ATL is coming back. And since we had such a great time helping this band of globally-conscious movie lovers throw a film bash last year, we thought we’d help get things rolling for 2014 with a quick plug for their new ebook.
This Saturday at Contraband Cinema: Like the waves that continuously etch out the shape of Florida, the personal histories of its inhabitants etch out its identity. Since Juan Ponce de Leon stepped into its marsh in 1513 Florida has been a concept up for grabs. The documentary films in this program tell stories of people who by choice, force or coercion have made a claim to the idea and place the Spanish called La Florida.
Each year Filmmaker Magazine profiles 25 emerging filmmakers. This year their list includes ATLFF alum Frances Bodomo.
When motocross and heavy metal obsessed, thirteen-year-old, Jacob's increasing delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother, Wes, with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father, Hollis, must finally take responsibility for their actions and for each other in order to bring Wes home.
Contraband Cinema is proud to present a two-night event devoted to the film Mondo Digital calls 'the Mount Everest of insane ‘70s Italian movies'—"The Visitor." Filmed in Atlanta in 1979, this overlooked cult classic serves as a time capsule of our beloved city by capturing iconic mainstays such as the Omni Hotel, 11 Alive and CNN Center.
Created by ATLFF Filmmakers in Residence Jon Watts & Brantly Watts, Homespun is a curated series of short documentary films profiling unique individuals around the metro Atlanta area. This installment features three subjects who live on the outskirts of our society. Arguably one of the best local film screenings of the year, this is an event you don’t want to miss.