Event Name: The Macon Film Festival
Dates: July 20-23, 2017
Location: Downtown Macon; historic theaters and venues within a three-block radius
City, State: Macon, Georgia
Description: Surrounded by a rich musical and Southern culture, the Macon Film Festival celebrates independent films while promoting filmmaking for entertainment, inspiration, education and economic development in Georgia’s central city. This four-day festival screens imaginative and independent film in a variety of genres from local, regional, national and international filmmakers at historic theaters, along with workshops and ever-popular after parties at hip venues throughout downtown Macon. Tickets are on sale now. Special guests and screenings to be announced.
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Phone: (478) 227-3840
Macon Film Festival set for July 20-23, 2017
Macon, GA–July in Georgia will be even hotter when the Macon Film Festival opens with a new media film screening by Savannah film maker Diana Reichenbach on the city’s Museum of Arts & Sciences Mark Smith Planetarium dome, Thursday, July 20, 2017.
Following the opening night’s festivities, movies programmed expressly for the festival’s 12th annual audience will be screened daily in four historic venues in downtown Macon over the 4-day festival, with special screenings and guest appearances by nationally recognized celebrities each evening. Additionally, dozens of films from numerous countries will compete in categories including Music, Documentary, LGBT, Narrative Feature, Narrative Shorts, Southern and Student Shorts.
Free filmmaking workshops will be held daily for festival pass holders and those interested in the film industry.
A Media Room, VIP/Filmmaker Lounge and Festival Headquarters will be open daily during the festival. Catered after parties with open bars will pop up at a variety of hip venues each night.
Passes are on sale, with special discounts for Festie Bestie combo passes offering admission to both the Macon Film Festival and Bragg Jam Music and Arts Festival the following weekend (plus special events throughout the week between the two).
The Macon Film Festival is July 20-23, 2017. For more information about tickets and the schedule, please visit MaconFilmFestival.com.