Atlanta Film Festival postponed

The 44th annual Atlanta Film Festival, which was set to open on April 30, has been postponed.

“In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to postpone...” reads a statement from executive director Christopher Escobar. “We are already in the process of selecting new dates for later in the year, which we hope to announce very soon.”

For those who have already purchased badges for the festival, they are relaxing their refund policy for patrons who might have a conflict with the new dates.

The festival and its parent company the Atlanta Film Society ask that those with advance badges check the festival’s website and FAQ pages for details on refunds and for the announcement of the new dates.

“The lineup of programming, selected from a record-breaking 8,550 submissions, has been chosen and will be announced with the forthcoming revised dates for the 2020 event,” the statement notes.

To keep up with Atlanta Film Festival news, check their website at AtlantaFilmFestival.com. The AJC will continue to monitor developments and post any updates as they become available.

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