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Saturday, March 25
 

11:45am

Holden On
directed by Tamlin Hall
USA, 2017, English, 102 minutes


No longer your average boy-next-door, Holden Layfield weaves audiences through his harrowing tale in this film set in the early 1990s. After succumbing to a secret battle with mental illness, Holden evolves from a beloved, small town Georgia football player to a lost, self-medicating prophet. —Jamie Traner


Saturday March 25, 2017 11:45am - 1:45pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

2:15pm

The Boss Baby
Directed by Tom McGrath
USA, 2017, English
Meet a most unusual baby. He wears a suit, speaks with the voice and wit of Alec Baldwin, and stars in the animated comedy, DreamWorks’ “The Boss Baby.” “The Boss Baby” is a hilariously universal story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim.

Saturday March 25, 2017 2:15pm - 4:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

4:45pm

San Fu Tian (Dog Days)
directed by Jordan Schiele
China, 2016, Mandarin Chinese (Changsha dialect), 95 minutes


Struggling to support her family as a dancer, Lulu comes home one night to an empty apartment. Desperate to find her missing husband and child, Lulu tracks down drag queen, Sunny, to aid her on her quest. After a night of high-running tensions, Sunny only agrees to help on the journey around China if Lulu promises not to turn her husband, Bailong, over to the police. Despite the agreement, Lulu decides to take matters into her own hands and some secrets come to light. —Jamie Traner


Saturday March 25, 2017 4:45pm - 6:35pm
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306

7:00pm

The Scent of Rain & Lightning
directed by Blake Robbins
USA, 2017, English, 103 minutes

After learning her parents' killer has been released from prison, Jody Linder must revisit old wounds, face suppressed memories, expose family secrets, and learn what happens in a life of hate. —Jamie Traner


Saturday March 25, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

7:30pm

A Woman, A Part
directed by Elisabeth Surbin
USA, 2016, English, 98 minutes


At the peak of her acting career, Anna decides she no longer wants to continue the profession despite facing a potential lawsuit. She impulsively flies to New York to revisit the past life she left behind. Upon reconnecting with former friends, she learns that they have used her as the inspiration for a character in a stage play. —Kevon Pryce


Saturday March 25, 2017 7:30pm - 9:25pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

9:45pm

Wonder Valley
directed by Heidi Hartwig
USA, 2017, English, 72 minutes


When Karian plans a weekend getaway with her new best friend Cloudy, she is upset to find out that Cloudy has invited her childhood friend, Sasha, a has-been actress, to join them. Tensions escalate quickly after the girls decide to take daturas, a dangerous psychotropic drug that blurs the line between real and imaginary. When Karian makes a chilling discovery during a hike, no one believes her, leading to a final show down between her and Sasha.


Saturday March 25, 2017 9:45pm - 11:15pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
 
Sunday, March 26
 

2:15pm

Everything But a Man
directed by Nnegest Likké
USA, 2016, English, 110 minutes

She's sexy, smart, successful… and still single. A self-made career woman struggles to find love despite seemingly having it all.


Sunday March 26, 2017 2:15pm - 4:25pm
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306

4:45pm

No Light and No Land Anywhere
directed by Amber Sealey
USA, 2016, English, 75 minutes


Grieving her mother’s death and her own failing marriage, Lexi boards a plane from London to Los Angeles in search of the estranged father. Based out of a seedy Hollywood motel, she follows a tenuous trail of breadcrumbs, beginning with his aging former in-laws, collecting numbers and addresses in the hopes that one will lead to her father. Along the way, she establishes other unexpected connections: her father's ailing former second wife, her bitter half-sister Tanya and her caregiver girlfriend, and two local barflies.


Sunday March 26, 2017 4:45pm - 6:15pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

5:30pm

Teenage Love Bomb
directed by Mads Erichsen
Denmark, 2016, Danish, 84 minutes

Thomas is working his way through the seventh grade, lives in Denmark with his mom and brother, and occasionally maintains a relationship with his cop father. A unique set of skills allows him to team up with his crush, school bad-girl Vikki, and her band of misfit friends (and Vikki's boyfriend) to blow up their teacher's bike. All's fair in love and war. —Jamie Traner


Sunday March 26, 2017 5:30pm - 7:10pm
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306

7:00pm

Chee and T
directed by Tanuj Chopra
USA, 2017, English, 80 minutes

Two friends working as collectors for a family crime ring are assigned what proves to be their most challenging task yet—delivering the indifferent, drug-induced nephew of their boss to an event across town. As the three men cruise to their various destinations in a pale blue hot rod, they encounter more than they bargained for and find themselves caught in a web of politics, drugs, love, and their own moral values. —Meghan Faulkner

Sunday March 26, 2017 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
 
Monday, March 27
 

7:00pm

The 12 Lives of Sissy Carlyle
directed by Fran Burst-Terranella
USA, 2017, English, 87 minutes


Sissy writes in her journals about the life she wants as she finds her reality less than interesting. With the help of her brother and some newly-found friends, Sissy starts creating a life worth living. —Chasity Wingard


Monday March 27, 2017 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

7:15pm

Children of the Mountain
directed by Priscilla Anany
Ghana/USA, 2016, English, 101 minutes

Caught between love for her child and respect for her culture, a mother confronts the social stigma of special needs. When her child is born with a cleft lip, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome, Essuman’s future becomes bleak. As her community disowns her and her baby, she is faced with a decision—abandon her child or defy society. She turns to the rural mountains of Ghana as she searches for answers and salvation. —Meghan Faulkner

Monday March 27, 2017 7:15pm - 9:10pm
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306

8:00pm

Sylvio
directed by Albert Birney & Kentucker Audley
USA, 2017, English, 80 minutes

It's the story of a small town gorilla, Sylvio, who is stuck in his job at a debt collection agency. Deep down he just wants to express himself with his hand puppet, Herbert Herpels, and his experimental puppet show that highlights the quiet moments of life.


Monday March 27, 2017 8:00pm - 9:35pm
Dad's Garage 569 Ezzard Street SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

9:45pm

دم سرد (Cold Breath)
directed by Abbas Raziji
Iran, 2017, Persian, 83 minutes


Born a woman and living as a man, 30-year-old Maryam struggles in conforming to societal gender norms. She is living paycheck to paycheck when her daughter succumbs to cancer and she must find a way to pay for treatment. Trusting in love for survival, Maryam faces her greatest fears head on when her secret is revealed. —Chasity Wingard


Monday March 27, 2017 9:45pm - 11:20pm
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306
 
Tuesday, March 28
 

7:00pm

The Hero
Directed by Brett Haley
USA, 2017, English 96 minutes
Lee Hayden (Sam Elliott) is an aging Western icon with a golden voice, but his best performances are decades behind him. He spends his days reliving old glories and smoking too much weed with his former-co-star-turned-dealer, Jeremy (Nick Offerman), until a surprise cancer diagnosis brings his priorities into sharp focus. He soon strikes up an exciting, contentious relationship with stand-up comic Charlotte (Laura Prepon), and he attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, Lucy (Krysten Ritter), all while searching for one final role to cement his legacy.

Tuesday March 28, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

8:00pm

Your Ride is Here
directed by Fraser Jones
USA, 2017, English, 58 minutes

An Uber veteran and a talkative rookie take on a night of driving each other mad through the streets of Nashville. Throughout the night, passengers find solace within the confines of the vehicle, and break down walls only approached in late hours amongst the comfort of strangers. —Jamie Traner


Tuesday March 28, 2017 8:00pm - 9:15pm
Dad's Garage 569 Ezzard Street SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
 
Wednesday, March 29
 

7:00pm

The Zookeeper's Wife
directed by Niki Caro
UK/USA/Czech Republic/New Zealand, 2017, English, 126 minutes

In 1939 Poland, Antonina Żabińska (Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh), have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When their country is invaded by the Germans, Jan and Antonina are stunned and forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck (Daniel Brühl). To fight back on their own terms, the Żabińskis covertly begin working with the Resistance and put into action plans to save lives out of what has become the Warsaw Ghetto, with Antonina putting herself and even her children at great risk.


Wednesday March 29, 2017 7:00pm - 9:20pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

9:15pm

Cherry Pop
directed by Assaad Yacoub
USA, 2016, English, 77 minutes

Drag Queens encounter an outsider and must face their own baggage during a wild night at a failing drag club. The quirky group of patrons, family, friends, and lovers experience heartache, betrayal, and acceptance through a bizarre series of events. The night begins like any other and ends with celebration of both beginnings and endings as the queens and those in attendance learn to set aside their differences and embrace what unites them. —Meghan Faulkner


Wednesday March 29, 2017 9:15pm - 10:45pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
 
Thursday, March 30
 

7:00pm

The Lost City of Z
directed by James Gray
USA, 2016, English, 140 minutes

Based on author David Grann’s nonfiction bestseller, “The Lost City of Z” tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as ‘savages,’ the determined Fawcett — supported by his devoted wife (Sienna Miller), son (Tom Holland) and aide-de-camp (Robert Pattinson) — returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.


Thursday March 30, 2017 7:00pm - 9:35pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

10:00pm

Ann
directed by Carla Forte
USA, 2016, Spanish/English, 79 minutes

Ruben, a visual artist, is tormented by his reality. He copes by retreating into his vivid imagination; creating a parallel world unlike his own. As his alternate world becomes more attractive, Ruben becomes more disconnected from the material world, societal norms, and emotional attachments. He must come to terms with reality after this disconnect and subsequent loss of ego. —Meghan Faulkner


Thursday March 30, 2017 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
 
Friday, March 31
 

7:00pm

Wexford Plaza
directed by Joyce Wong
Canada, 2017, English, 82 minutes


The daily occurrences within Wexford Plaza uncover what it means for 20-year-old Betty to explore love whilst maintaining her job as a security guard. A cohabiter of the Wexford Plaza, Danny, weaves his way into Betty's life, and both parties need to decide where their priorities lie and at what cost they come. —Jamie Traner


Friday March 31, 2017 7:00pm - 8:25pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

9:30pm

Born River Bye
Directed by Tim Hall
USA, 2017, English, 84 minutes Two childhood friends reunite in their sleepy hometown as they each face a crossroads in their lives. Scott is drifting through town (and life) after a long departure, much like a ghost to haunt his estranged family and friends. Laura, still stuck in their hometown, is living in a stagnant reality of mediocrity out of fear of following her dreams. Both feel superior to those around them, and yet experience an overwhelming unhappiness with their choices. As the days unfold, Scott and Laura begin to turn a new leaf, forgiving themselves for their past, making amends, and looking to their futures with renewed optimism. —Meghan Faulkner


Friday March 31, 2017 9:30pm - 11:15pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
 
Saturday, April 1
 

12:15pm

In the Radiant City
directed by Rachel Lambert
USA, 2016, English, 95 minutes

After 20 years away, Andrew Yurley returns to his hometown in Kentucky to play key-witness in his brother's resentencing. Having lived with the remorse of his statement—which put his brother away for life—Andrew must now face an angry sister, a doped-up mother, and countless degrading town folk, thanks to his niece, Beth. In the midst of dealing with lawyers and the case, Andrew must now answer the question—can what is broken ever be put back together again? —Jamie Traner


Saturday April 1, 2017 12:15pm - 2:15pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

2:30pm

La Soledad
directed by Jorge Thielen Armand
Venezuela/Italy/Canada, 2016, Spanish, 89 minutes


Capturing the life of real people amidst the Venezuelan crisis, “La Soledad” is the story of José, a young father who discovers that the dilapidated mansion he inhabits will soon be demolished. Desperate to save his family, José begins a search for a cursed treasure that is said to be buried in the house.



Saturday April 1, 2017 2:30pm - 4:15pm
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306

5:15pm

Cortez
directed by Cheryl Nichols
USA, 2016, English, 99 minutes

Jesse—A misguided musician—finds his way to the town of Cortez where he will face old love and new relationships. Anne—a woman from his past—will teach him a little something about what happens when a rockstar lifestyle meets responsibility and how re-creating oneself doesn't always mean saying goodbye to adventure. —Jamie Traner


Saturday April 1, 2017 5:15pm - 7:15pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
 
Sunday, April 2
 

12:30pm

Dean
directed by Demetri Martin
USA, 2016, English, 87 minutes

Dean (Demetri Martin) is an illustrator whose unwillingness to deal with the recent death of his mother means escaping his hometown of New York for an interview with an ad agency in Los Angeles. His retired engineer dad Robert (Kevin Kline) takes a more regimented approach to grief, including putting the family home up for sale. Both father and son set out on their own paths to find a new normal as unexpected circumstances and potential new love interests threaten to thwart all plans.


Sunday April 2, 2017 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

2:45pm

ENCORE: The 12 Lives of Sissy Carlyle
directed by Fran Burst-Terranella
USA, 2017, English, 87 minutes

Stranded in a life she didn’t choose, a shy writer yearns for an exciting life as she fills secret journals with daring fantasy adventures. A chance encounter with an intriguing young performance artist leads Sissy Carlyle to face a decision—will she remain safely cocooned in the secret fantasy lives in her journals or venture out and discover what her real life might become?



Sunday April 2, 2017 2:45pm - 4:30pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

2:45pm

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
directed by Joseph Cedar
USA/Israel, 2016, English, 117 minutes

Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) only wants to matter. Living a lonely life in the shadow of power and money, he uses any angle or connection to put himself in a position of significance. He is an opportunist, just not a very good one. Until he finally bets on the right horse by buying a pair of expensive shoes for Micha Eshel (Lior Ashkenazi), a lowly Israeli politician. When Micha becomes Prime Minister, Norman finds himself in the center of a geopolitical drama beyond anything he could have imagined.


Sunday April 2, 2017 2:45pm - 4:45pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

5:15pm

ENCORE: Your Ride is Here

Directed by Fraser Jones
USA, 2017, English, 58 minutes

An Uber veteran and a talkative rookie take on a night of driving each other mad through the streets of Nashville. Throughout the night, passengers find solace within the confines of the vehicle, and break down walls only approached in late hours amongst the comfort of strangers. —Jamie Traner

SCREENS WITH:

"Megan's Shift" | directed by Zeke Farrow, USA, 10:52
It's never too late to give up.


Sunday April 2, 2017 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

5:30pm

ENCORE: Born River Bye
Directed by Tim Hall
USA, 2017, English, 84 minutes Two childhood friends reunite in their sleepy hometown as they each face a crossroads in their lives. Scott is drifting through town (and life) after a long departure, much like a ghost to haunt his estranged family and friends. Laura, still stuck in their hometown, is living in a stagnant reality of mediocrity out of fear of following her dreams. Both feel superior to those around them, and yet experience an overwhelming unhappiness with their choices. As the days unfold, Scott and Laura begin to turn a new leaf, forgiving themselves for their past, making amends, and looking to their futures with renewed optimism. —Meghan Faulkner


Sunday April 2, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306

7:00pm

The Promise
Directed by Terry George
Spain/Portugal/Malta/USA, 2016, English/German/French, 134 minutes
Michael Boghosian (Oscar Isaac) arrives in 1914 Constantinople as a medical student determined to bring modern medicine back to Siroun, his ancestral village in Southern Turkey. Photo-journalist Chris Myers (Christian Bale), has come here only partly to cover geo-politics. He is mesmerized by his love for Ana (Charlotte le Bon), an Armenian artist he has accompanied from Paris after the sudden death of her father. When Michael meets Ana, their shared Armenian heritage sparks an attraction that explodes into a romantic rivalry between the two men even as Michael hangs on to a promise from his past. After the Turks join the war on the German side, the Empire turns violently against its own ethnic minorities. Despite their conflicts, everyone must find a way to survive—even as monumental events envelope their lives.

Sunday April 2, 2017 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

7:30pm

ENCORE: Holden On

"Holden On" Directed by Tamlin Hall

USA, 2017, English, 102 minutes

No longer your average boy-next-door, Holden Layfield weaves audiences through his harrowing tale in this film set in the early 1990s. After succumbing to a secret battle with mental illness, Holden evolves from a beloved, small town Georgia football player to a lost, self-medicating prophet. —Jamie Traner


Sunday April 2, 2017 7:30pm - 9:15pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307