The Macon Film Festival announced Wednesday that actor Matthew Modine will be a special guest at this years event, to be held Feb. 27 to March 2.
Modine will headline a special screening of the movie Birdy, in which he plays the title character, on March 1 at the Cox Capitol Theatre at 7:30 p.m. The film is about a young man who goes to fight in the Vietnam War.
Modine also will be part of the Art Matters Film Symposium, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 1 at The 567 Center For Renewal, 533 Cherry St.
For more information about the film festival, including tickets and schedules, visit www.maconfilmfestival.com.