If you’re a film buff living in Atlanta, then mark your calendar for the new exhibit, Georgia on My Screen: Jimmy Carter and the Rise of the Film Industry. The new, exciting exhibition opens May 3, 2019 and is open until December 31, 2019. You’ve got lots of time to check it out – so no excuses!
The exhibit is a part of The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. And it walks you through the development and impact of the multi-billion dollar industry here in Georgia.
So what can you look forward to seeing? Over 60 artifacts from critically acclaimed films to prominent televisions shows! If you’re thinking Stranger Things or The Walking Dead, you guessed right!
There are over 20 artifacts from The Walking Dead, including Negan’s bat, and also iconic costumes from Netflix’s Stranger Things, like Eleven’s dress and Chief Hopper’s uniform.
If you are a fan of CW’s The Originals, check out the only thing that kills an original vampire – a white oak stake! Are you a fan of classic films? Check out the Best Picture Oscar from Driving Miss Daisy! Also, view Denzel Washington’s coaching outfit from Remember The Titans.
Even more, Jimmy Carter Library and Museum host lectures and talks, screenings, and family events throughout the year! (Rumor has it FanBolt Editor Emma Loggins might even be moderating a few of these talks! Stay tuned for more details)
Be sure to visit Georgia on My Screen: Jimmy Carter and the Rise of the Film Industry – opening May 3, 2019! Click here, for more information on events and openings.