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Best of the Fest: The Congress

Atlanta Film Festival

Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM (EDT)

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General Admission
Seated with Priority Seating Group B
Ended $10.00 $1.49

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In an encore celebration of our stand-out films for 2014, the Atlanta Film Festival proudly presents the narrative feature film The Congress (122 min); programmed by Kristy Breneman


Location: LeFont Sandy Springs Theaters
Seating Time: 8:30PM (9PM showtime)
Price: $10.00; free for members with their 2014 pass (NOTE: Need your pass reprinted? Email jessica@atlantafilmfestival.com)
Run Time: 122 minutes
Line Information: Online ticket buyers will be admitted into Priority Seating Group B.

Directed by Ari Folman
France/Israel, 2013, English, 122 minutes

Robin Wright, playing a washed-up future version of herself, receives an unusual offer from Mirramount Studios. They would like to scan her entire being into their computers and purchase ownership of her image for an astronomical fee. Now that her digital image is secure, Wright goes on to be an ageless movie star for years to come. "The Congress" is both bizarre and enchanting, a kaleidoscopic mix of live-action and animation. 

For additional information and to view a trailer for The Congress, please check out this narrative feature's home on our festival website here.


Kristy Breneman is the Atlanta Film Festival's Programming Director; this narrative feature was chosen by Kristy for exhibition, out of over 300 narrative feature submissions, for our 2014 festival audience and filmmakers. 



Oye! There's more?! Yes, but just a little. 


During our attendance record-breaking 2014 festival, our members enjoyed a plethora of benefits and communicated rave reviews. We're thrilled to have announced our dates for 2015 (March 20th-29th) and can't wait to wow them all over again!

For those interested in becoming members, now couldn't be a better time to join. Not only will you receive unlimited access to all "Best of the Fest" screenings, but you'll also receive access to our 10-day 2015 festival, which comes with year-round membership benefits through December 31st, 2015.

These benefits include: free ATLFF screenings and events, free early-access screenings from the big-time production companies, discounted workshops, and much more. Plus, we'll be adding new benefits throughout the year!

Furthermore, our festival caters to anyone's budget. A $50 investment gets you all of the above, with Priority Seating Group C access to every film during our 10-day festival via our wildly popular MovieHopper Card.

Click here for further festival pass, MovieHopper Card, and membership details, as they pertain to Best of Fest.


All Best of Fest sales made online, or at the LaFont box office, are final upon purchase. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact our box office personnel using the information provided below. 


If you were a pass or MovieHopper Card holder for the 2014 festival, you get into all Best of Fest screenings for FREE! You will need your pass, or card, for entry; if you no longer have your pass, please email jessica@atlantafilmfestival.com to have your pass reprinted and waiting for pick-up at the LaFont Box Office.


Box office for Best of Fest will open 1-hour before the first screening of the day, and will close 30 minutes after the last screening of the day commences.

Our box office team loves texts -- for the quickest response to your inquiry, send us one!

Text/Call: 470-296-0170
Email: ticketing@atlantafilmfestival.com 

Messages left by phone, email, and/or text, outside of the box office hours, will be answered upon the next box office opening.


Stay up-to-date on all Best of Fest happenings and contribute to the social experience of other bof-goers by using our #ATLFFBOF hashtag! Everyone here at Festival Headquarters loves photos and can't wait to see your favorite Best of Fest moments!

Thank you for supporting our local film community and the Atlanta Film Festival!

Have questions about Best of the Fest: The Congress? Contact Atlanta Film Festival

When & Where

Lefont Theaters
5920 Roswell Rd
Atlanta, GA 30328

Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM (EDT)

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Atlanta Film Festival

The Atlanta Film Festival is a membership-based 501(c)(3) arts non-profit with a mission to lead the community in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image. ATLFF presents a diverse slate of year-round offerings for film-lovers, filmmakers, and industry professionals.  Year round programs —screenings, parties, panels, workshops, and other educational events –provide a forum for building the community of film lovers and film supporters.  By bringing audiences and filmmakers together, the Festival has the opportunity to broaden the perspective of both artists and moviegoers. 

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