Posts tagged with "film and movies"

Short Docs Festival on Adoption

Posted by Guest April 2, 2018

Please join us on Monday, April 2nd (7-9 pm), as we screen short documentaries that look at the theme of adoption. We’ll feature “Bayard & Me” (dir. Matt Wolf, Sundance 2017), episodes from the webseries “POPS” (dir. Garland McLaurin) about a same-sex adoption in Snellville, and “Pickle” (dir. Amy Nicholson), about a pet-loving couple, among […]

Southern Short Docs (Documentaries) Festival at Avondale Towne Cinema

Posted by Guest February 5, 2018

Our first-ever short festival for short documentaries about Southern people, places and ways! FREE. Come out and support independent filmmakers and perspectives at the Avondale Towne Cinema. Organized by Hal & Henry Jacobs of the Forrest Hills neighborhood.

“The Silent Holy Stones” Tibetan Film Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker

Posted by Guest January 24, 2018

Agnes Scott College’s Department of History is hosting a film screening of Tibetan film director Pema Tseden’s “The Silent Holy Stones.” In the film, a 10-year-old Buddhist novice nicknamed Little Lama returns home from the remote Guwa monastery for the New Year celebration. After a long journey on horseback over icy steppes, he finds himself […]

Voting Matters — 11/6 Screening at Avondale Towne Cinema

Posted by Guest November 6, 2017

Voting matters. That’s why so much energy is being spent on repressing voting rights, gerrymandering, buying politicians, and influencing elections. In our #3 edition of Watch Some Great Short Docs at Avondale Towne Cinema, we’re showcasing short documentaries about voting — most of them set in the South and with a strong personal pov. (We’ve […]

Actually, did you know? Little known facts about “Love Actually”

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 8, 2013

It’s Christmas, and at Christmas you’re supposed to tell the truth. To tell you the truth, actually, “Love Actually” has grown on me. It was released 10 years ago. I was in my early 20s and it didn’t really appeal to me in 2003. I saw it once and didn’t think much of it. My […]

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