Author: Collin Kelley

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival adds venues to accommodate fans

If you haven’t purchased tickets to the movies you want to see at this year’s Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, you might be out of luck. More than 10,000 tickets were sold Jan. 5, the day they went on sale. Festival executive director Kenny Blank encouraged film fans to keep checking the festival’s website at AJFF.org for the release of more tickets and returns to sold-out films. “If you check 24 to 48 hours before a screening, you might be able to snap one or two tickets up,” he said. The only way to get into some of the more popular films is to show up at the venue the day of the screening and add your name to a waiting list. Luckily, there are so many films on offer that if you buy tickets now, you’ll get to see something interesting. With 65 films from 20 countries, it also makes the AJFF, which runs Jan. 29 through Feb. 20, the biggest film festival in the city and the second largest Jewish film festival in the country. Nearly 32,000 attended screenings during last year’s festival. “We have a very loyal and enthusiastic audience, and they stake out this event early on to make sure they get tickets,” Blank said. “We’re offering more screenings of the popular films and have secured larger auditoriums.” Jewish Film Festival facts What: Founded in 2000,...

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Quick Bites: News you can eat

Chef Ford Fry’s newest restaurant, St. Cecilia (stceciliaatl.com) has opened in the former Bluepointe space inside The Pinnacle Building, 3455 Peachtree Road. The European menu features fish and pasta. Fry...

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