For this first screening, three films will be showcased; “Machine Gun Mary,” “Time” and “Golden Child.” Everything about these films is local and the filmmakers will all participate in a Q&A afterwards.
“Machine Gun Mary” directed by Jon Watts (“AKA Blondie”)
Machine Gun Mary profiles Mary Matia, a 22 year-old female boxer who is contender for the 2016 Olympic Games after only training for 2 years. Mary earned her moniker from her intensity and never-ending stamina in the ring. Vimeo
“Time” directed by Takashi Doscher (“A Fighting Chance,” “Short Temper,” “The Playground”)
Father and son have repaired and restored antique clocks and timepieces in Atlanta for over 40 years. As the steady march of age and technology begins to threaten their very way of life, they share with us their unique, inspiring, and refreshing perspective on our most precious resource… our time.
“Golden Child” directed by Brantly Jackson Watts (“AKA Blondie”)
Performance artist, assemblage sculptor and urban junk collector Shawn Knight challenges our perception of the discarded and broken as we witness him turn Atlanta’s trash into gold. Vimeo