May 8, 2013 (Atlanta, GA) – The Fox Theatre kicks off the 2013 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival in June with six Oscar-winning films – the adventure classic Raiders of the Lost Ark, the 10th Anniversary of Finding Nemo, two of this year’s “Best Picture” nominees Les Misérables and Django Unchained, the Director’s Cut of Lawrence of Arabia, and the romantic comedy Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Direct from movie theatres, the fantasy adventure, Oz the Great and Powerful, the story of Jackie Robinson 42, and the animated comedy adventure, The Croods will all play on the Fox Theatre’s 26 feet high x 56’8 wide big screen. The Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival will also include the 50th Anniversary of The Birds and the popular Saturday Morning Cartoons. Additional blockbuster films will be announced at a later date.
In addition to seeing a movie on the biggest screen in Atlanta, the Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival offers a magical pre-show experience that includes a sing-along with the Mighty Mo organ and a vintage cartoon.
Tickets, which go on sale this Friday, May 10, are available at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office and may be purchased online at www.foxatltix.com or 855-ATL-TIXX. All tickets are general admission. Adult tickets are $6 between May 10 and May 31, and $10 from June 1 through the movie date. Kids under 12 and seniors (ages 65 and up) are only $5. All tickets for the Saturday morning cartoons are $5. Special $5 parking will be offered in select Lanier lots around the Fox Theatre, while spaces are available. For additional information on the movies or parking, please visit www.foxtheatre.org.
2013 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival
Raiders of the Lost Ark Friday, June 14 at 7:30 PM
Saturday Morning Cartoons Saturday, June 15 at 10 AM
Oz the Great and Powerful Saturday, June 15 at 7:30 PM
42 Friday, June 21 at 7:30 PM
Finding Nemo (10th Anniversary) Saturday, June 22 at 2 PM
Les Misérables Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 PM
The Birds (50th Anniversary) Sunday, June 23 at 4 PM
Django Unchained Friday, July 26 at 7:30 PM
The Croods Saturday, July 27 at 2 PM
Lawrence of Arabia Sunday, July 28 at 4 PM
TBA Friday, August 16 at 7:30 PM
Saturday Morning Cartoons Saturday, August 17 at 10 AM
TBA Saturday, August 17 at 7:30 PM
Breakfast at Tiffany’s Sunday, August 18 at 4 PM
TBA Thursday, August 29 at 7:30 PM
About the Fox Theatre
The fabulous Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s premiere venues for live entertainment and was declared a Top Stop of the Decade by Venues Today Magazine and the #1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade by Billboard Magazine. In addition, The Fox Theatre was nominated for Theatre of the Year by Billboard and Pollstar Magazines, and awarded the Outstanding Historic Theatre of the Year award in 2011 by the League of Historic American Theatres. For the past decade, The Fox Theatre has been consistently ranked in the top three non-residency theatres in North America for gross ticket sales by industry trade magazines, Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today. The Fox Theatre has the #1 social media presence for any theatre or performing arts center in North America, for any venue between 2,000 and 5,000 seats, and for any Georgia venue according to the Social Media Power 100 compiled by Venues Today Magazine. The Fox’s 4,665 seat theatre hosts 250 performances a year. An impressive range of events from rock concerts to Broadway, ballets, comedy and movies continue to attract over 500,000 visitors per year. In addition, The Fox is host to wedding receptions, trade shows, corporate meetings and association functions in its fabulous ballrooms, lounge and outdoor terrace. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization, the Fox Theatre stands today as a fiercely protected landmark and a nationally acclaimed theater and is celebrating its 83rd year. The proud partners of the Fox Theatre are Delta, Coca-Cola, and Lexus. The official partner of the Fox Theatre is DeepBlue and the supporting partners are The Georgian Terrace and Livingston. Tickets for all events are available at The Fox Theatre Ticket Office, online at www.FoxAtlTix.com, and at all Atlanta Ticket Alternative locations including Whole Foods Markets, or toll free at 855-ATL-TIXX. For group sales information contact The Fox Theatre at (404) 881-2000, or visit The Fox Theatre website at www.foxtheatre.org. The Fox Theatre is located at 660 Peachtree Street NE.