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Plaza Theatre

Plaza Theatre Magnum
PHOTO CREDIT: CL File
Call: (470) 410-1939 or visit www.plazaatlanta.com
The beloved, long-running cinema in Poncey-Highland continues to screen movies and host film festivals. First opened in 1939, the Plaza Theatre has undergone a series of renovations in recent years.

Dead by Midnight: Y2Kill

Sunday September 20, 2020 10:30 pm EDT
DEAD BY MIDNIGHT: Y2KILL

Directed by Davi Crimmins, Eric Davis, Hannah Fierman, Greg Garrison, Torey Haas, Melissa Haas, Jay Holloway, Jenna Kanell, Anissa Matlock, Tony Reames USA, 2020, English, 96 minutes

Sunday, September 20, 2020, 10:30 PM — Dad's Garage Drive-In

Introducing DEAD BY MIDNIGH...
Cost: $15-$50

Uncle Frank

Monday September 21, 2020 07:40 pm EDT
UNCLE FRANK Directed by Alan Ball USA, 2020, English, 95 minutes Monday, September 21, 2020, 7:40 PM — Plaza Theatre Drive-In In 1973, teenage Beth (Sophia Lillis) leaves her rural hometown to study at New York University where her estranged uncle Frank (Paul Bettany) is a revered literature profess...
Cost: $15-$50

Locals Only - Summer 2020

Wednesday July 15, 2020 09:25 pm EDT
LOCALS ONLY is at the Drive-In on July 15th for a summer screening of local short films that are so bad, they're good! LOCALS ONLY is a recurring screening of thematically tied short films from Georgia’s independent filmmakers with each event having a distinct theme and focus. Featured short films...
Cost: $15-$50

Tangerine

Monday March 16, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
WUSSY MAG + Out On Film and Plaza Atlanta present "QUEERS ON FILM" — a monthly series of LGBTQ+ arthouse and independent classics.

In March, we are proud to screen the 2015 groundbreaking film, 'Tangerine'!

Tangerine follows a transgender sex worker who discovers her boyfriend and pimp has been ...
Cost: $13

Cinema for the Culture

Saturday February 29, 2020 06:00 pm EST
Categories: Film

Cinema for the Culture presents the Atlanta Premier of Hero by Frances-Anne Solomon. HERO is the story of Ulric Cross, who in 1941, left his small island home in Trinidad to seek his fortune, and became the RAF’s most decorated West Indian airman of WWII.

Shot in Trinidad, Ghana, UK...
Cost: $12-$20

Cat Video Fest 2020

Saturday February 22, 2020 01:00 pm EST
Categories: Film Screening

CatVideoFest, is a compilation of the best cat videos shown exclusively on the big screen. Every ticket purchased raises money to help local cats in need. Screens for a very limited time and only in theaters.

Cost: $11

Blackfilm Screening- Perfectly Single & tender Movie

Friday February 21, 2020 07:00 pm EST
The blackfilm_com Screening Series ATLANTA presents...PERFECTLY SINGLE & tender Movie

Join us on Friday, February 21 7pm at The Plaza Theater for an evening of Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, and Live Music.

Special Screening and Q&A with the film’s Director's VanElder and Felicia Pride. Cast ...
Cost: $20-$100

Moulin Rouge!

Wednesday February 12, 2020 07:00 pm EST
elebrate Valentine’s Day with your besties at this one-night special screening of Baz Luhrmann’s classic 2001 musical, starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor Don’t miss the pre-show starring your favorite Atlanta drag starlets! Following the pre-show, we will have a quick costume contest before th...
Cost: $15

Sister Act

Wednesday January 8, 2020 07:00 pm EST
Wussy Wednesdays return with the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg classic 'Sister Act'! Come early for the musical pre-show starring Sister Brigitte Bidet, Sister Molly Rimswell, and Sister Iv Fischer. Following the preshow, we will have a quick costume contest before hosting a rare screening of this musical ...
Cost: $15

New Year's Day w/ Metropolis

Wednesday January 1, 2020 07:00 pm EST
New Years Day, start the new decade with a look back at what the future looked like in the 20s, when we screen Fritz Lang's innovative and genre defining, METROPOLIS!!!
Cost: $13

Happy 80th Birthday with The Women

Monday December 23, 2019 07:00 pm EST
December 23rd, we're happy to celebrate our 80th birthday with a screening of the first movie to ever grace our screen, THE WOMEN!!! Celebrate 80 years of fantastic cinema with us on the big screen
Cost: $13

Homemade Screening

Monday November 11, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Categories: FILM

A new documentary film being released on Veteran’s Day in Atlanta, GA at Plaza Atlanta at 7 pm (Add: 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306) is likely to ignite renewed conversations about how best to care for our returning vets and their families.



HOMEMADE is the cinemati...
Cost: $13

Red Bull Music Festival Atlanta: A Conversation with Coach K

Friday November 8, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Categories: Lecture It is not an understatement to say that without Kevin “Coach K” Lee, today’s hip-hop landscape would not be the same. His Quality Control imprint and label has helped bring to life the careers of Migos, City Girls, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby, Rich the Kid and many, many more. Join the ...
Cost: $15

Waste a Ladon Whitmire Film: Red Carpet Premire

Thursday September 12, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Waste is a dramatic film about the unpredictability of love! It is an untold tale of love

you don’t want to miss.

Genre: Romantic Drama Director: Ladon Whitmire Release Date: September 12th, 2019 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST Location: The Plaza Theater

Writer, Director, and Executive Producer, La...
Cost: $16

Waste a film by Ladon Whitmire screens Sept. 14th at the Plaza Theater

Thursday September 12, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Categories: Film

Waste is a dramatic film about the unpredictability of love! It is an untold tale of love you don’t want to miss.

Genre: Romantic Drama Director: Ladon Whitmire Release Date: September 12th, 2019 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST Location: The Plaza Theater

Writer, Director, and Execu...
Cost: $16.00

Quest of the Muscle Nerd

Thursday August 29, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Categories: Movie

The story of one man’s attempt to host the first ever bodybuilding/cosplay competition and the two men who drag their bodies through hell to claim the crown.

Be among the first to see the documentary in a fun and festive atmosphere. COSTUMES encouraged!

The VIP Screening will b...
Cost: $15

Fundraiser: Pageant Material

Saturday June 22, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Still recovering from the death of his mother, seventeen-year-old Rodney dreams of escaping his small southern hometown in pursuit of following in his mother's footsteps as an award-winning pageant queen. Despite an onslaught of bullying and abuse from his step-father, step-brothers, and classmates,...
Cost: $13

Plazadrome Presents: Kathryn Bigelow's NEAR DARK

Thursday June 20, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Overshadowed at the time of its release by box office hit THE LOST BOYS, Katheryn Bigelow's 1987 vampire film NEAR DARK is an atmospheric horror/Western/road movie that defies convention. In a genre filled with stereotypes and century-old tropes, NEAR DARK drips with ingenuity and invention, challen...
Cost: $13

Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury

Wednesday June 19, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
What happens to a rock and roll band when three-fifths of its members become Eastern Orthodox priests? Find out in Parallel Love — take a journey with the small-town Georgia band Luxury, who, on the cusp of success, suffer a devastating touring wreck with long-term consequences. Screening June 19 *o...
Cost: $15

Queers on Film: Paris is Burning

Monday June 17, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
WUSSY MAG + Out On Film and Plaza Atlanta present "QUEERS ON FILM" — a new monthly series of LGBTQ+ arthouse and independent classics at the Plaza Theatre.  Featuring a Q&A with some of Atlanta's most iconic house members: Andre Mizrahi (House of Mizrahi), Tony Revlon (House of Revlon), an...
Cost: $15

Shebang! ATL in Heat

Saturday June 15, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Shebang! A new dance party celebrating womxn and nonbinary DJ's in Atlanta.
Cost: $7-$15

Best Little Whorehouse in Texas: Taboolala live show and screening featuring Blast-Off Burlesque and the Candybox Revue

Saturday June 15, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Categories: Arts Agenda

Blast-Off Burlesque is super stoked to be bringing back our popular TABOOLALA series to the Plaza Atlanta!

YEEEHAW! For this show we are gonna stage a good old fashioned HO DOWN at the Plaza *LIVE STAGE SHOW* featuring Blast-Off Burlesque , the gorgeous ladies of The Candybox...
Cost: $15

An Evening With Deadly Prey Gallery

Thursday June 13, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Categories: Film Screening Videodrome is proud to team up with the Plaza Theatre to bring this one of a kind art show and film screening event to the city of Atlanta. Deadly Prey Gallery is a Chicago-based art gallery dedicated to hand-painted movie posters from Ghana. These posters are fascinating ...
Cost: Free-$15

An Evening With Deadly Prey Gallery

Thursday June 13, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Videodrome is proud to team up with the Plaza Theatre to bring this one of a kind art show and film screening event to the city of Atlanta. Deadly Prey Gallery is a Chicago-based art gallery dedicated to hand-painted movie posters from Ghana. Guaranteed to melt your mind, these posters are fascinati...
Cost: $15

Organizing Is The New Cool Documentary Screening

Saturday June 8, 2019 04:30 pm EDT
Categories: film On Saturday June 8th the highly anticipated, documentary film “Organizing Is the New Cool” will make its debut in Atlanta, Georgia. Centered around the 15 year journey of social justice organization FTP Movement, and its collective mobilization to provide food, clothing, shelter and...
Cost: $15

Plaza Summers: Ghost World

Monday May 27, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Summertime is in the air, and we're kicking off with an alternative comic book classic, with Terry Zwigoff's GHOST WORLD!! Starring Scarlett Johansson, Thora Birch and Steve Buscemi
Cost: $11-$13

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday May 17, 2019 11:55 pm EDT
Every Friday at midnight the cult classic comes alive at the Plaza Theatre! In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their in...
Cost: $15

Atlanta Film Festival: Presentation of HBO?s ?Game of Thrones? Season 8 Premiere

Sunday April 14, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Please note: Tickets do not guarantee entry. This screening will be overbooked to ensure a full house. Arrive early to ensure seating.
Cost: Free

Atlanta Film Festival: International Falls

Sunday April 14, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Dee is stuck in a boring job and a broken marriage in International Falls, a snowbound border town at the end of the road. Harboring a secret dream of a stand up career, Dee encounters Tim: a burned out touring comedian who feels trapped by the very life Dee desires. As these two lost souls form an ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Turbulent Stock (Narrative Shorts)

Sunday April 14, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Volatile predicaments, uncertain futures, and tenuous connections.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Rendering a Reverie (Animated Shorts)

Sunday April 14, 2019 01:45 pm EDT
Wondrous animated illusions exploring the vast expanses of self.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Honey I Shrunk the Kid Films (Kids Shorts)

Sunday April 14, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Kid-sized shorts for the young and young at heart.
Cost: $6.50-$13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Sunday April 14

Sunday April 14, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival ENCORE: Pageant Material

Saturday April 13, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Recovering from the death of his mother, 17-year-old Rodney dreams of escaping his small southern hometown to follow in her footsteps as an award-winning pageant queen. Despite an onslaught of bullying and abuse from his family and peers, Rodney calls upon a unique cast of southern characters to hel...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival CLOSING NIGHT FILM: Them That Follow

Saturday April 13, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
In the rugged wilderness of Appalachia, the members of an isolated community of Pentecostal snake handlers led by Pastor Lemuel (Walton Goggins) risk their lives to attest themselves before God. Lemuel's daughter Mara (Alice Englert) prepares for her upcoming wedding to the young believer her father...
Cost: $50

Atlanta Film Festival: Yellow is Forbidden & The Coin (??)

Saturday April 13, 2019 05:00 pm EDT
The world of fashion is incredibly exclusive, but no tier is more elite than that of haute couture. It's a restrictive group that can only be joined with the express permission of an official French fashion organization. If they don't approve you, you can't use their label. Chanel, Givenchy, Dior - ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Afterlife (Hiernamaals)

Saturday April 13, 2019 02:45 pm EDT
After losing her beloved mother Vera in a tragic accident, 14-year-old Sam has taken on the responsibility of looking after her father and two little brothers. One morning as she rushes to school, a speeding truck causes Sam to meet a similar untimely end. With the help of her oddball guardian angel...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Lonely Hearts Club (Narrative Shorts)

Saturday April 13, 2019 12:30 pm EDT
Solitary meditations pressing at the barriers of isolation.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Saturday April 13

Saturday April 13, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival: Greener Grass

Friday April 12, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
A deliciously twisted comedy set in a demented, timeless suburbia where every adult wears braces on their straight teeth, couples coordinate meticulously pressed outfits, and coveted family members are swapped in more ways than one in this competition for acceptance.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Teen Spirit

Friday April 12, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Violet (Elle Fanning) is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Driven by a pop-fueled soundtrack, TEEN SPIRIT is a visceral ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Friday April 12

Friday April 12, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival: In Fabric

Thursday April 11, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
A lonely woman (Marianne Jean-Baptiste), recently separated from her husband, visits a bewitching London department store in search of a dress that will transform her life. She?s fitted with a perfectly flattering, artery-red gown?which, in time, will come to unleash a malevolent curse and unstoppab...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

Thursday April 11, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Meet Jonathan Agassi, a gay Israeli porn star with a worldwide following. Diving into his fantastical life, this intimate documentary explores the highest highs and lowest lows of one of the world's most famous adult entertainers. Behind the veil of fame, Agassi shares a loving yet complicated bond ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Thursday April 11

Thursday April 11, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival: Little Woods

Wednesday April 10, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Little Woods, North Dakota, a fracking boomtown well beyond its prime. Ollie (Tessa Thompson) is trying to survive the last few days of her probation after getting caught illegally running prescription pills over the Canadian border. But when her mother dies, she is thrust back into the life of her ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival The Florida State University College Of Motion Picture Arts Presents: Selected Keylight Films

Wednesday April 10, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
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 ...
Cost: RSVP

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Wednesday April 10

Wednesday April 10, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival: Fly By Night

Tuesday April 9, 2019 09:15 pm EDT
Tailo is a cab driver who runs a small and mildly profitable extortion ring. When Sailo, his wild card younger brother, decides to branch out on his own he inadvertently unleashes a trail of destruction. Suddenly Tailo's livelihood is under threat by both cops and crime lords and he must pull out al...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Rebels in the Rye (New Mavericks Shorts)

Tuesday April 9, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Bold works and bolder heroines reckon with the world around them.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Tuesday April 9

Tuesday April 9, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival: The Death of Dick Long

Monday April 8, 2019 10:15 pm EDT
Dick died last night, and Zeke and Earl don't want anybody finding out how. That's too bad though, cause news travels fast in small-town Alabama.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: The Tomorrow Man

Monday April 8, 2019 07:45 pm EDT
Ed Hemsler (John Lithgow) spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner (Blythe Danner) spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost in each other's stuf...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival ACVB: Music Voyager

Monday April 8, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
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! Georgia
Cost: Free with RSVP

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Monday April 8

Monday April 8, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile

Sunday April 7, 2019 09:15 pm EDT
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Reckoning

Sunday April 7, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Miles from the nearest power grid, Lemon Cassidy scratches out a humble living in an isolated Appalachian farming community. Her life is tossed into chaos when two men from the oldest family on the mountain hold her son hostage until she can settle a debt her missing husband owes to their cold-heart...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Always in Season

Sunday April 7, 2019 04:30 pm EDT
When 17-year-old Lennon Lacy is found hanging from a swing set in rural North Carolina, the trauma of the past bleeds into the present. Despite inconsistencies in the case, local officials quickly rule Lennon?s death a suicide, but his mother, Claudia, believes Lennon was lynched and begins a painst...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Life Without Basketball

Sunday April 7, 2019 02:15 pm EDT
Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir broke records and barriers on her way to become the first Division I athlete to play basketball while wearing hijab. When a controversial ruling ends her chances at playing professionally, she re-examines her faith and identity as a Muslim American.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival FOOD ON FILM: The Biggest Little Farm

Sunday April 7, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Want to join us after the screening of THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM at the Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge for farm-to-table eats? Select the FILM and PARTY ticket at checkout. The After-Party is open to Producer, Sponsor, Press, All-Access, Weekend 1 and Filmmaker badge-holders and FILM & PARTY ticket-hold...
Cost: $13-$23

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Sunday April 7

Sunday April 7, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival: Midnight State of Mind (Midnight Shorts)

Saturday April 6, 2019 11:30 pm EDT
When the wealthy patriarch of a family dies, they discover a rather unusual request in his will...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Saturday April 6, 2019 09:15 pm EDT
The definition of "cool" can be summed up by the name Miles Davis. The quintessential Renaissance Man known for his restless artistic aesthetic, Davis is widely regarded as one of the most innovative, influential and highly respected figures in music. Having changed the course of music five or six t...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Summer Night

Saturday April 6, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
In a small town, a young, tight-knit group of friends fall in and out of love over the course of one intoxicating, music-filled summer night. Starring Justin Chatwin, Analeigh Tipton, Victoria Justice, Lana Condor, Ellar Coltrane and Ian Nelson.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Speed of Life

Saturday April 6, 2019 04:30 pm EDT
In 2016, David Bowie's death creates a rift in time and space. June and Edward are in the midst of an argument when Edward suddenly falls into the wormhole created by Bowie's death, vanishing without a trace. In 2040, June continues to mourn the loss of Edward while facing the dark reality of her ap...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Moments in the Multiverse (Sci-Fi & Fantasy Shorts)

Saturday April 6, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
In an enlightened future where humans no longer need to procreate, one woman risks her life to investigate the mystery of motherhood.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Penguins

Saturday April 6, 2019 10:30 am EDT
Disneynature's all-new feature film PENGUINS is a coming-of-age story about an Ad?lie penguin named Steve who joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner and start a family. None of it comes easily for him, especially considerin...
Cost: $6.50-$13

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Saturday April 6

Saturday April 6, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Atlanta Film Festival Opening Night Film: The Farewell

Friday April 5, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Shuttles will be available to transport you from the Plaza Theatre to Areu Bros. Studios.

The Farewell

After learning their beloved matriarch has terminal lung cancer, a family opts not to tell her about the diagnosis, instead scheduling an impromptu wedding-reunion back in China. Headstrong and e...
Cost: $50

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Friday April 5

Friday April 5, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Local Shorts)

Thursday April 4, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
A medley of Georgia makers and minds.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Local Shorts)

Thursday April 4, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Short Film Block. A medley of Georgia makers and minds.
Cost: $14.69

Atlanta Film Festival 2019 - Thursday April 4

Thursday April 4, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Related: All Atlanta Film Festival Events Join the more than 25,000 people who attend the Atlanta Film Festival each year and enjoy a variety of documentaries, shorts, narratives, animated films, and more. Now in its fourth decade, the weeklong fest — one of only two-dozen Academy Award-qualifying...
Cost: Free-$125+

Coyote Project Film Screening "Killing Games"

Thursday February 28, 2019 07:00 pm EST
On any given weekend, some of America’s most iconic wild animals are massacred in wildlife killing contests. Sadly, Georgia now has its own wildlife killing contest - the Georgia Coyote Challenge. In KILLING GAMES, a groundbreaking exposé, actor, conservationist and Project Coyote Advisory Board Mem...
Cost: Free

Labyrinth at the Plaza Theatre

Wednesday January 16, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $15

Ferris Bueller's Day Off - Movie Night!

Monday January 14, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Join us at the Plaza Theatre for a private screening of Ferris Bueller's Day off!

Tickets: $15 Doors: 7:00pm Show: 7:30pm

Arrive early to learn about The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta, grab a drink at the bar, and pick up a FREE throwback Race for Rest 5k shirt while supplies last!

With the ...
Cost: $15.00

Miami Connection + BFF Girls

Saturday December 1, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Join us for a celebration of the Florida born Independent classic MIAMI CONNECTION paired with one of the wildest shorts we have the pleasure of screening; BFF Girls! The event will feature a live performance of the classic tunes of DRAGON SOUND (as performed by Marcus). The screening will be follow...
Cost: $11-$15

Sonic Youth: 30 Years of 'Daydream Nation' film screening and discussion

Wednesday November 21, 2018 07:30 pm EST

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Sonic Youth’s 1988 masterpiece Day Dream Nation, filmmaker Lance Bangs screens a collection of short live films, including an excerpt from a restored transfer of Charles Atlas’ documentary film Put Blood in the Music.

Bangs will also present live footage from ...
Cost: $11-$15.

Noirvember at the Plaza Theatre: Michael Curtiz's Mildred Pierce

Tuesday November 20, 2018 07:00 pm EST
See Michael Curtiz's MILDRED PIERCE with a hosted intro by Marya E. Gates, creator of #Noirvember

Based on a novel by James M. Cain, Michael Curtiz's MILDRED PIERCE stars Joan Crawford, Zachary Scott, Jack Carson, Eve Arden, and Ann Blyth and will be presented in 4K!

Founded in 2010, Noirvember ...
Cost: $13

Freddie Mercury Tribute Pub Crawl

Sunday November 18, 2018 03:00 pm EST
Celebrate the life of one of THE BEST lead vocalists of all time – the incomparable Freddie Mercury!

With the British-American biographical film BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY release imminent, if you plan to be Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon – come do it with us and hundreds of fellow Freddie and Queen fans!

Rais...
Cost: $12.14-$43.79

Noirvember at the Plaza Theatre: Otto Preminger's Laura

Tuesday November 13, 2018 07:00 pm EST
See Otto Preminger's LAURA with a hosted intro by Marya E. Gates, creator of #Noirvember

Based on a novel by Vera Caspary and an inspiration for David Lynch's Twin Peaks, Otto Preminger's LAURA stars Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb, Dana Andrews, and Vincent Price.

Founded in 2010, Noirvember is a mo...
Cost: $13.00

Noirvember at the Plaza Theatre: Otto Preminger's Laura

Tuesday November 13, 2018 07:00 pm EST
See Otto Preminger's LAURA with a hosted intro by Marya E. Gates, creator of #Noirvember

Based on a novel by Vera Caspary and an inspiration for David Lynch's Twin Peaks, Otto Preminger's LAURA stars Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb, Dana Andrews, and Vincent Price.

Founded in 2010, Noirvember is a mo...
Cost: $13.00

Noirvember at the Plaza Theatre: Stanley Kubrick's The Killing

Tuesday November 6, 2018 07:00 pm EST
See Stanley Kubrick's the Killing with a hosted intro by Marya E. Gates, creator of #Noirvember. Founded in 2010, Noirvember is a month long celebration of all things film noir.

Stanley Kubrick's classic heist film the Killing stars Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Marie Windsor, and Elisha Cook, Jr.

T...
Cost: $13

ASIFAC 2018

Friday November 2, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Categories: Animation

Venue: Disrupt TV, Primal Screen, City Church Eastside ASIFA-South's annual animation festival and conference is right around the corner!

Attend panels, workshops, activities, parties, and mixers! Check our diverse selection of animated screenings!

Please see the ticket lin...
Cost: 35- 70

Return Of The Fifty Foot Film Festival

Tuesday October 30, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Premiere/Screening of Atlanta Area Filmmakers quality short films in the Sci-Fi/Horror/Fantasy/Suspense genres. Films include: Paranormal thriller "Residence 906", Suspense short "Pet", Fantasy film "The Wish & The Wisp, Sci-Fi film "No Time For Love", Horror short "Feast", Horror short "Mr. Smiles"...
Cost: $10

The Shining

Tuesday October 23, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The cult classic on the big screen at the Plaza. Snag tickets here 
Cost: $11-$13

Eyedrum Presents: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari & LIVE MUSIC

Saturday August 4, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Eyedrum continues its series, the Signal and the Noise, at the Plaza Atlanta! Celebrating silent film and Atlanta musicians who improvise and compose new work, this event features LIVE musical performance by Paul Mercer, Gabe Monticello, Aileen Loy, and Paul Stevens! Come experience the beautiful an...
Cost: $15

Planet of the Apes 50th Anniversary Live Show and Screening with Blast-Off Burlesque and friends

Saturday June 2, 2018 09:30 pm EDT
Blast-Off Burlesque is back, bringing back the popular TABOOLALA series to their original home the Plaza Theatre. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Original 1968 Planet of the Apes. The groundbreaking movie that begun the franchise that asks; who is superior, man or ape? Still weirdly relevan...
Cost: $15

Planet of the Apes 50th Anniversary Live Show and Screening with Blast-Off Burlesque and friends

Saturday June 2, 2018 09:30 pm EDT
Blast-Off Burlesque is back, bringing back the popular TABOOLALA series to their original home the Plaza Theatre to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Original 1968 Planet of the Apes. The groundbreaking movie that begun the franchise that asks; who is superior, man or ape? Still weirdly relevan...
Cost: $15

MOVING PICTURE CLAIRE WITH LIVE MUSIC

Wednesday April 25, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
MOVING PICTURE CLAIRE WITH LIVE MUSIC QUARTET

 

"...UTTERLY CHARMING, EVEN POIGNANT VIEWING EXPERIENCE.” - Variety Magazine

Shot on a 1920s hand-crank camera, CLAIRE (2001) is loosely based on the ancient Japanese fable KAGUYAHIME, most recently made into the animated feature THE TALE OF PRINC...
Cost: $20

Atlanta Film Festival

Thursday April 12, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Celebrating its 42nd year, the Atlanta Film Festival is the region’s preeminent celebration of cinema. The organization offers entertainment, networking, education and professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the mos...
Cost: $10-$750

Lowlife Atlanta Film Premiere

Friday April 6, 2018 07:20 pm EDT
Director Ryan Prows will be in attendance at the Atlanta premiere of his IFC Midnight film "Lowlife" on April 6 and 7, with a Question and Answer session following each screening. "Lowlife", an audacious black comedy, has been heralded as "directly a product of 'Trump's America', and also a scathing...
Cost: $12

Rocky Horror PUB CRAWL #3

Friday March 9, 2018 07:00 pm EST
It's a perfect storm of LIP ACTION. Come March 9th, 2018 unleash your inner ROCKY HORROR fanatic as Plaza Theater (an Atlanta landmark and the city’s longest continuously operating movie theatre), Lips Down On Dixie (Atlanta's premiere ROCKY HORROR performance troupe) and MarksterCon.com (producer o...
Cost: $15-$30

¡CineMás!

Saturday November 4, 2017 07:30 pm EDT
The Atlanta Film Society presents the third annual ¡CineMás!, celebrating the earth, fire, dance, and mystery of Latin America. This year the series features acclaimed films from Venezuela, Cuba, and Mexico.

7:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 4, 11, and 18

Details

Cost: Free

'The Craft'

Wednesday October 18, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Bring your coven to the screening of this cult classic witch flick, The Craft. All ages are welcome and guests are encouraged to get spooky, dress in their witchiest garb, and interact with the film.

Tickets

Cost: $15

WIFTA Short Film Showcase 2017

Monday July 24, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
This year's WIFTA Short Film Showcase will feature independent shorts from the Southeast and across the world, highlighting female creators who work across genres. In effort to merge art communities in Atlanta, the event will also feature a local performance art piece.

Tickets.

Cost: $5-$10

The Cross Out 3

Thursday July 20, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
Swish Gang Films premieres its new movie The Cross Out 3, followed by a Q&A with the cast and director. The final installment of the Cross Out trilogy, Cross Out 3 follows the lives of the residents of Knoxville, Tennessee's notoriously violent "gun zone." This time, the familiar characters ...
Cost: $10

"THE CROSS OUT 3"

Thursday July 20, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

Misfortune premiere

Friday July 14, 2017 09:00 pm EDT
The Plaza Theatre screens Misfortune, a high-speed, high-thrill movie. It has won awards at the Jaipur International Film Festival and the Black Hills Film Festival. Set out West, the film follows ex-cons as they hunt for missing the diamonds that landed them in jail in the first place.

Tickets

Cost: $10-$15

Big Gay Babadook Screening and Party

Thursday June 29, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Meme sensation and queer icon the Babadook makes its Atlanta Pride Month appearance at the Plaza Theatre's Big Gay Babadook Screening and Party. The event includes a screening of the 2014 Australian horror film The Babadook, in which the wide-mouthed figure made its first appearance. The meme's orig...
Cost: $10

Attack of the 50 Foot Film Fest

Tuesday June 27, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
Entirely produced by Atlanta filmmakers, the four films premiering will tackle everything from the horrors of Stephen King's stories to everyone's worst nightmare, bedbugs. The sci-fi, horror and suspense themed event includes the showing of Attack of the Face Melters, Sleep Tight, Rainy Season and ...
Cost: $10

Monolopolus film screenings

Saturday June 24, 2017 05:30 pm EDT
Monolopolus will be hosting the world premiere of three Atlanta-based films: ALPHA, Dead Men, and Friends to the End. Tickets include access to the pre-party, full screenings of the three shorts, ten additional Atlanta-based film trailers, live performances from the films' musicians and puppeteers, ...
Cost: $15

Gift Store

Limited edition shirts to support the Historic Plaza Theatre during this COVID-19 crisis.

A short-sleeve, navy blue T-shirt with "PLAZASAUR" art by Atlanta original, R.Land

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Atlanta, GA 30306
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