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Five Free Events at Atlanta Film Festival

Whats better than fun events, good films and great music? When its Free! Atlanta Film Festival has 5 free events you can go to and enjoy the events without breaking the wallet.

“From the special presentation of the highly anticipated season premiere of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” to the return of fest-favorite SOUND+VISION, the free events at ATLFF 2019 will welcome thousands of attendees over the course of the festival to experience the best of what Atlanta’s arts, food, music and film communities have to offer”

More than 30,000 attendees are expected over the 11 day festival. Whether you stop by to hear the music, watch the Game of Thrones premiere or see a great new film, there is something for everyone. The Atlanta Film Festival runs from Thursday, April 4 – Sunday, April 14, 2019. Check out these 5 great free events that you can visit during the festival.

If you cannot make the festival don’t worry, be sure to stay connected with ATLFF on Twitter: @AtlantaFilmFest & Instagram: @AtlantaFilmFest #ATLFF. Or Follow the Atlanta Film Festival on Facebook:

Events are listed in chronological order

ATLFF Screenplay Competition: Script Read
Friday, April 5, 2019, 4:00 PM
Hilan Theatre, 798 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306
Join us for a script read of selections from each of the three 2019 Atlanta Film Festival Feature Screenplay Competition winners, featuring local SAG-AFTRA actors.

Free admission with advance RSVP at

ACVB Presents: “Music Voyager”
Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:00 PM
Plaza Theatre Main, 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Join us and the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau for the world premieres of “Music Voyager” episodes 5 & 6 that feature yours truly—the Atlanta Film Festival—as well as the Plaza Theatre, Dad’s Garage, Paris on Ponce, Karen Anderson & Tiny Doors, Atlanta United and more!

Free admission with advance RSVP at

The Florida State University College Of Motion Picture Arts Presents:
Selected Keylight Films
Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 6:00 PM
Plaza Theatre Main, 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
The FSU College of Motion Pictures Arts presents a showcase of eight short student films followed by a panel discussion with representatives from the College. Ranked by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the top 25 film schools in the country, FSU College of Motion Picture Arts produces student films that regularly win prestigious awards like the Student Emmys and Oscars. Join us for an evening of cinematic entertainment as we showcase this year’s selected Keylight Films.

Free admission with advance RSVP at

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Eastside Trail // Atlanta BeltLine & Historic Fourth Ward Park
After a year hiatus, SOUND+VISION — ATLFF’s signature mid-week event—returns! Join us on the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine and Historic Fourth Ward Park for a night of live music, daring virtual reality films, unforgettable art installations, rockin’ music videos and Atlanta’s best food trucks! Previously held at Atlanta landmarks like The Goat Farm and Ponce City Market, this event is a true festival highlight!

Previous performers include Big Freedia, Tank and the Bangas, HelloOcho, Kodie Shane, Lonnie Holley, Gringo Star, Biters, Jungol.

Free admission. No RSVP necessary.

Presentation of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” Season 8 Premiere
Sunday, April 14, 2019, 9:00 PM
Plaza Theatre Main, 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
HBO is partnering with ATLFF to give guests a chance to see the final season premiere on the big screen at The Plaza!

Free admission with advance RSVP at


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