By Howard Pousner
The Atlanta Film Festival has released a list of 15 films that will be shown during this year’s cinema extravaganza, March 26-April 6 at the Plaza Theatre and 7 Stages.
The list should be taken as a sampler platter of the full lineup still to come, an indication of the diversity Atlanta’s oldest film fest typically delivers, not necessarily the most significant films in the fest’s lineup. The films that will be featured in the prestige opening and closing night slots will be announced later.
“We are pleased to announce the first wave of narrative features — an incredibly diverse group of films, ranging from local filmmakers and up-and-coming American indie auteurs to hyper-imaginative animation and foreign language festival hits,” said Kristy Breneman, the festival’s programmer for features and special programs.
Probably the most recognizable title in the initial group is “1982,” starring Hill Harper (”CSI: NY,” “Soul Food”) as an