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Held during three evenings in September at Georgia Beer Garden, the Georgia Brewed Cinema film series will screen three locally-filmed and set movies—Smokey and the Bandit, Drumline, and Baby Driver—and pair with each a special menu and beer selections from Wild Heaven Beer.
What’s filming in Atlanta now? Stranger Things, Raising Dion, Queen America, Superintelligence, plus unpacking the new FilmL.A. report
Along with Stranger Things, another Netflix sci-fi series has started filming in Atlanta: Raising Dion. Queen America with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Melissa McCarthy film Superintelligence are also in town. Plus, we break down what this year's FilmL.A. report, which says Atlanta slipped from first place for film production, really means.
What’s filming in Atlanta now? HBO’s Watchmen, Clint Eastwood’s The Mule, Stranger Things, Stuber, and more
HBO's new Watchmen series, Clint Eastwood-lead drama The Mule, Stranger Things, and Dave Bautista comedy Stuber are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta this month. Plus: Which movie was the fake EAV pizzeria for?
Stranger Things season three took over Gwinnett Place Mall; Dave Bautista stars in Stuber; and did the Avengers 4 set we stumbled upon in January give us a clue about the upcoming movie's plot?
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.
What’s filming in Atlanta now? Stranger Things, Boss Level, Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets; plus SNL gets an Atlanta host
Stranger Things starts production on its third season, and a new YA book-to-movie adaptation, Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets, features a teen getting therapy from an imaginary pigeon.
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.
A new documentary on Maynard Jackson delves deep into the struggles and scrutiny of Atlanta’s first black mayor
It’s now been 15 years since Maynard Jackson’s death, but the issues explored in the new documentary film about his life—the city’s fraught racial history, the expectations placed on a black mayor, the scrutiny on minority contracts for city business—feel very relevant today.
Atlanta author Becky Albertalli talks about how her hit YA novel was transformed into the movie Love, Simon, what the film means for LGBTQ teens, and the Atlanta Easter eggs you might notice at the theater.
If Lefont’s name sounds familiar, it’s likely because you’ve patronized the Plaza Theatre, Screening Room, Garden Hills Cinema, or one of the other half-dozen Atlanta movie theaters he's operated. For nearly four decades, if you wanted to see a foreign, independent, or revival film, Lefont was close to the only game in town.