ASIFA-Atlanta is celebrating 10 years of Roll Yer Own, perhaps its signature event, on July 16th, at the Plaza Theatre. A festival of locally-produced animated shorts this year also joining forces for the decade celebration of Roll Yer Own, an independent “includes ASIFA-Atlanta’s favorites from the 2012 Atlanta Film Festival.” The screening will be followed by an afterparty at the historic Manuel’s Tavern.
For those in the Atlanta area, ASIFA-Atlanta will be hosting two programs of international animated films on Saturday, December 10th, at the High Museum of Art’s Hill Auditorium, 1280 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta. The announcement says to
Expect an outlandish assortment of stop-motion, 3D, mixed-media and claymation shorts from Atlanta and beyond. A Q&A with the animators will follow each screening.
The 2:00 pm screening is for kids while the 8:00 pm screening is for ages 14 and up. The full schedule is available here.
ASIFA-Atlanta will be hosting a special screening of Adam Elliot’s stop-motion feature Mary and Max at the Plaza Theatre, Wednesday Monday, November 16th, at 8:00pm. This is the much-anticipated followup to Elliot’s Oscar-winning short, Harvie Krumpet and has not yet been given a theatrical booking in the Atlanta area. The film was made available through the courtesy of IFC Films. Admission is $5 for ASIFA-Atlanta members and $10 for everyone else.