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GCI Film Festival joins ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

On Sunday, Aug. 2, following a special 5 p.m. screening of the documentary “Hope for Steve,” film crew members and festival staff will douse themselves with buckets of ice water in support of Steve and finding a cure for ALS.

Gwinnett Center International Film Festival celebrating independent filmmakers

Filmmakers of all ages and skill levels will flock to the Gwinnett Center July 31 through Aug. 2 for the GCI Film Festival to celebrate local independent works as well as films from across the country and internationally.

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Jimmy’s Hall’ beautifully filmed yet mostly forgettable

Movie critic Michael Clark reviews the art-house film “Jimmy’s Hall.”

MOVIE REVIEW: Woody Allen delivers well-intended misfire with ‘Irrational Man’

Movie critic Michael Clark reviews the film “Irrational Man,” starring Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone.

North Gwinnett grads return home for film festival screening

Working actors Mandi Christine Kerr and Matthew Zuk are returning to their hometown for the screening of their recent film “Todd and Anne” at the Gwinnett Center International Film Festival.

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Mission:Impossible — Rogue Nation’ delivers heart-racing, impressive action scenes

Movie critic Michael Clark reviews the film “Mission:Impossible - Rogue Nation,” starring Tom Cruise.

MOVIE REVIEW: Robin Williams’ final film ‘Boulevard’ a heavy, downbeat art-house movie

Movie critic Michael Clark reviews the film “Boulevard,” starring Robin Williams.

ART BEAT: Gwinnett artist Mac Stewart achieves ‘High’ recognition at a young age

The young artist has achieved a number of accolades and opportunities and most recently was included in The High Museum of Arts’ exhibition, “Sprawl!: Drawing Outside the Lines.”

Summer Events Calendar — July 31

A calendar of the events, including festivals, concerts, movies under the stars and food trucks, happening around Gwinnett this summer.

FILM FANS: ‘Pixels’ delivers ’80s video game nostalgia but little else

Film Fans features local residents reviewing a movie of the week. Are you a movie lover and want to become a Film Fan? Just email


A profile on the restaurant Cafe Raik in Duluth.

By Venue Arts and Entertainment — July 31, 2015

A look at visual arts, performing arts and entertainment around Gwinnett and Atlanta.

Movie Trivia Contest — July 31, 2015

So, you think you’re good at movie trivia? Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark

By Venue Music — July 31, 2015

A list of upcoming concerts happening at venues in and around Gwinnett County.

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Overcomers House to distribute school supplies at annual festival

Overcomers House is teaming up with Snellville City Councilman Butch Sanders to sponsor its seventh annual Back to School Festival on Aug. 1 at Snellville Town Green.


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