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Ryan Gainey documentary

Documentary on Atlanta’s famous, eccentric late gardener Ryan Gainey premieres at Plaza Theatre

Any Atlanta garden enthusiast worth their weight in soil knows about Ryan Gainey. Gainey died in a house fire on his farm in Lexington in 2016, not long after filmmakers Steve Bransford and Cooper Sanchez completed shooting a documentary about his life. The film, The Well-Placed Weed: The Bountiful Life of Ryan Gainey, premieres May 17 at the Plaza Theatre.
Man Made T Cooper documentary

Atlanta hosts the world’s only transgender bodybuilding competition. A new documentary shines a light on it.

When writer T Cooper moved to Atlanta in 2014, he was surprised to learn about TransFitCon. "Wait, the only transgender bodybuilding competition in the world takes place in Atlanta?" he laughs. "It was just so random." He spent the next three years crafting the feature-length documentary, Man Made, which closes out the Atlanta Film Festival this Sunday.

The story behind PBS’s new John Lewis documentary

We chatted with Kathleen Dowdey, the director of the project, which airs Friday, February 10.
Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw documentary premieres at Atlanta Symphony this weekend

Robert Shaw: Man of Many Voices premieres at ASO on April 24. Producer Kiki Wilson discusses Shaw's legacy and the making of the documentary.
Hotel Clermont

A new documentary offers a look at life inside Atlanta’s storied Clermont Hotel

Finally completed thanks in part to funds from a 2015 Kickstarter campaign, the documentary Hotel Clermont makes its Atlanta premiere this month at the 40th annual Atlanta Film Festival.

So, you think you know the Beatles?

"I only knew her from chit-chatting at family weddings," White says laughing. "I didn't know her that well. I knew I really liked talking to her but my aunt and her girlfriends all came out of that same Liverpool music scene and they now work as secretaries or teachers or in a shop. Everyone was somehow connected to the Beatles back then but they don't really discuss it. I just always thought Freda was this legal secretary. I never knew the backstory."

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