Macon Film Festival
The 8th Annual Macon Film Festival begins Thursday and runs through Sunday, with events taking place at the Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St.; the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; and the 567 Center for Renewal, 533 Cherry St.
Special screenings and events include:
Special screening: The Buddy Holly Story, with director Steve Rash, 8 p.m., the Cox Capitol Theatre.
Workshop: Steve Rash, Action! Directing, 1 p.m. at the 567 Center for Renewal.
Special screening: The Grove, with actress/director Crystal Chappell, 8 p.m., the Cox Capitol Theatre.
Workshops: Crystal Chappell, On Both Sides of the Camera, 9 a.m.; Cynthia Stillwell, The Casting Couch, 1 p.m., 567 Center for Renewal.
Special screening: Hairspray, with actress Mink Stole, 8 p.m., the Cox Capitol Theatre.
Workshops: Mink Stole, Adventures in Dreamland with John Waters, 1 p.m.; Roy Wooley, Dont Cover It in Blood -- SFX Makeup, 3:30 p.m., 567 Center for Renewal.
Special screening: Beasts of the Southern Wild, guests TBA, 8 p.m., Cox Capitol Theatre.
For ticket information, merchandise and a complete schedule of films, visit www.maconfilmfestival.com, call (478) 256-3809 or visit festival headquarters at 567 Cherry St.