News & Updates

The latest news from the Macon Film Festival:

News & Updates Entries
Sundance Film Forward travels to Georgia with filmmaker Mimi Valdes

Sundance Film Forward travels to Georgia with filmmaker Mimi Valdes (Producer, Dope) for a movie screening. Free and open to the public.

2015 Macon Film Festival Awards
Special Screenings & Spotlight Films

The Special Screenings & Spotlight Films that will headline the tenth annual festival, held July 16-19, 2015, are MAVIS! , DELIVERANCE and SHARKY’S MACHINE with special guest Burt Reynolds, SLOW WESTWESTERNLIVE FROM NEW YORK!, and HOW SWEET THE SOUND: BLIND BOYS FROM ALABAMA.

Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Burt Reynolds will be a special guest at the tenth annual festival, which will be held July 16-19, 2015. Mr. Reynolds will headline the Special Screening of DELIVERANCE, which was filmed in Georgia, on Friday, July 17, at the Douglass Theatre, located at 355 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Reynolds will also be screening SHARKY’S MACHINE on Sunday at 5pm at The Douglass Theatre. A Question & Answer session will follow the screening.

Macon Film Festival & Macon Film Commission Host the Macon Premiere of “SELMA" on January 8 including red carpet, screening and Q&A. Selma, which opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, January 9, has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, including Best Motion Picture and Best Director.