MOUNTAINFILM ON TOUR ATL Returns to The Plaza Atlanta Theatre This Weekend

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MOUNTAINFILM ON TOUR ATL Returns to The Plaza Atlanta Theatre This Weekend

Mountainfilm on Tour ATL, a part of the Mountainfilm in Telluride family, makes its second annual appearance at the Plaza Atlanta Theatre in August. Year-round and worldwide, Mountainfilm in Telluride takes a selection of festival films out on the road. Mountainfilm on Tour ATL is this weekend, August 22 and 23 at The Plaza Atlanta Theatre. Screenings are Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30pm. On Saturday afternoon, there's a family friendly Kidz Keno event with the Alliance Theatre Educational Outreach Team at 1pm. Festival passes ($35) go on sale July 1, and single tickets ($15) go on sale July 22. Tickets include a complimentary beverage. The Plaza Atlanta Theatre is located at 1049 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta GA, 30306. Visit mountainfilmatl.org for more information.

"We are thrilled to bring Mountainfilm on Tour ATL back to the Plaza this summer after a fantastic inaugural event last year," says Festival Director, Hillary Simpson Bolle. "We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with the Atlanta Film Festival and really grow our audience, and raise money for these worthy beneficiaries. Plus, it's a great time! These are extraordinary films about extraordinary people and you wont be able to see them anywhere else in Atlanta. We look forward to making this a cherished Atlanta event."

Each screening is made up of several short films and one long form film, totaling approximately 90 minutes per screening. The Festival is a green event and promotes sustainability, recycling, and reusability. There will be live music before each screening, and exciting raffles, all benefitting Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Captain Planet Foundation, and Trees Atlanta.

Mountainfilm on Tour ATL is a non-profit organization and a portion of the proceeds of this event will benefit local environment-oriented organizations. Mountainfilm on Tour ATL is a collection of films dedicated to educating, inspiring, and motivating audiences about issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, environments worth preserving, adventures worth pursuing, and conversations worth sustaining. In keeping with its source material the Festival is a green event, and will benefit three inspiring local organizations: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Captain Planet Foundation, and Trees Atlanta.

Festival passes are $35, single tickets are $15. Passes are on sale July 1 and single tickets go on sale July 22. Both will be available online at www.mountainfilmatl.org. If available, tickets will be available at the door.

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