The GFC is excited to present the world premiere of three Atlanta-made films: "ALPHA", "Dead Men" and "Friends to the End" this June 24th at the historic Plaza Theater.
The event will be a red carpet affair celebrating the Georgia indepedent film industry. Included with a ticket is access to the pre-party, the full show featuring the three shorts and ten trailers from local Atlanta filmmakers, live performances from the film's musicians and puppeteers, and a networking after party event. See the full itinerary below.
These three films are the work of local director Ryan Monolopolus' collaborations with many members Atlanta film Community.
5:30pm - Preparty cocktails and networking [at The Righteous Room Atlanta]
6:45pm - Red carpet walk [at Plaza Atlanta Theater]
7:00pm - General admission for show opens
7:30pm - Screenings of local filmmaker trailers
7:50pm -9:30pm - Premieres of three films
9:30pm - Post party celebration [at HAND IN HAND PUB]
ABOUT THE FILMS
- ALPHA -
Synposis: In a near future, a government project known as GENESIS pits three genetically-altered soldiers against one another. Only one can become the new alpha.
Genre: Action , Martial arts , Sci-Fi
Starring: Jake Guinn, Laurie Catherine Winkel, David Sisson, Joshua Flaugher and Ryan Monolopolus.
DP: Jeremy Cournyea | Writer/Director: Ryan Monolopolus
- DEAD MEN -
Synopsis: Three men are stranded in the southeastern wilderness en route to deliver a mysterious message. Desperately attempting to reach the safe house in the north, they are pursued by a man know only as the Hunter.
Genre: Thriller, Neo-western, Mystery
Starring: P David Miller, Nishant Gogna, Josh Brook, Jake Guinn, Charles Barden.
DP: Josiah Morgan | Writer/Director: Ryan Monolopolus
- FRIENDS TO THE END -
Synopsis: Bobby is a middle-aged under-achiever stuck at a dead end job, with a family who doesn't appreciate him. Luckily, his childhood imaginary friend Max is able to offer him guidance to turn his life around.
Genre: Drama, Puppetry, Surrealism
Starring: Bob Bozek, Nisey Woods, Charity Hitchcock, Cameron Garrity, Olivia Gropp, Jack McQuaid, Apollo Kent, Michael Kam.
DP: Josh Saideman | Writer/Director: Ryan Monolopolus
Producers: Michael Kam, Nina Lagutina, Gabriela McNicoll, Carlos A Velasco.