Roaming Atlanta

Well, the Atlanta Film Festival is in full swing. I saw the opening movie, Quinceanera, last night and enjoyed it! (Jesse Garcia – you rock) Then of course, the smoozing parties! For at least one week each year, Atlanta has a bit of a Hollywood flavor. It’s actually very cool. There are tons of movies all next week so, if you’re into something with a different flavor, be sure to check some out. It helps the festival and, more importantly, Indie film folks – one of which, is yours truly.

Anyway. Since I’ll be roaming the streets of ATL this entire week, if I find any juicy gossip or buzz, I’ll let you know.

3 Comments so far

  1. Sabrina (unregistered) on June 11th, 2006 @ 7:49 pm

    I went to see Laura Smiles at the Landmark yesterday, which was a fair film. My friend and I hung out at Après Diem afterwards, where she met a guy in town for the festival at the bar. He works in the (ahem) adult film industry. I don’t recall seeing any films of that genre on the schedule…?

    Wish I’d been able to make it to the Quinceañera screening to cheer Jesse’s homecoming too!

  2. Steve Beville (unregistered) on June 11th, 2006 @ 10:18 pm

    I wanted to see Laura Smiles. I was trying to see as many different genres of film as I could but can only see so many.

    Yeah, the, uh, adult industry didn’t seem to be included in this year’s schedule (grin).

    Jesse is a good friend and he’s a awesome actor. I’d like to see him in more stuff!

  3. Sabrina (unregistered) on June 12th, 2006 @ 12:49 am

    Oddly, the last time I saw Jesse in person, he was dressed as some sort of mariachi singer (or was it a bullfighter?) and I was dressed up like the Chiquita banana lady. It was one of the strangest acting gigs I’ve had.

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