ATL Film Watch: July 23rd–29th

Check out film happenings around Atlanta this week:

Monday July 23–Friday July 27: GSU’s Cinefest Theatre screens Hit So Hard (2011), a rock doc about ‘Hole’ drummer Patty Schemel, daily at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. as well as Color Me Obsessed: A Film About the Replacements (2011), a doc about the band’s die-hard fans, daily at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Details here.

Wednesday July 25: The Plaza Theatre hosts Doobious Film Slam–“the American Idol for Atlanta Local Filmmakers” at 7:00 p.m.. Judges will constructively critique 5 independent short films from hometown filmmakers. Details here.

Thursday July 26: Watch Clueless (1995) outdoors in Central Park at Atlantic Station. Free, details here.

Saturday July 28: Micah Stansell’s breathtaking projection, The Water and the Blood, will screen from dusk to midnight on the white walls surrounding the High’s Sifly Piazza as part of the Museum’s July Culture Shock program. Details about the event can be found here and information about Stansell and his projection can be found here.

A still from Stansell’s projection, The Water and the Blood

Sunday July 29: Deadline for submissions to WonderRoot’s 9th Annual Local Filmmakers’ Night. Details here.

Sunday July 29: Join fabled Hollywood star Sally Kellerman for a unique experience, a screening of Robert Altman’s classic anti-war film M*A*S*H*.

Sally will talk about the making of this landmark film in a discussion moderated by the always lively Professor Eddy von Mueller of Emory University’s Department of Film and Media Studies. VIP Brunch includes a reserved seat at Midtown Art Cinema plus champagne brunch with Sally Kellerman next door at Apres Diem following the screening. Tickets for Screening + VIP Champaigne Brunch available here. Tickets for Screening Only available here.

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