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COVID-19: The Club is gathering information from our participating cinemas regarding their reopening status (2 are still closed), capacity limits, mask policy, and other operational issues. We are considering picking up the interrupted season later in the fall if it is safe to do so and we have cinemas to work with us. The industry is still in a very challenging place and until the Theaters are open and distributors we rely on for our great movies are fully engaged in their releases, we will continue to wait out our return. We will update our members as soon as there is a definite plan of action! Thanks for being patient and stay safe!
Atlanta Moderator Matthew Bernstein is a native of Long Island, New York and is Goodrich C. White Professor and Chair of the Department of Film and Media Studies at Emory University, where he has taught since 1989. Matthew received his B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.F.A. in Film from Columbia University. He researches and teaches courses on Hollywood cinema, international film history, documentary film, African-Americans in film and Japanese Cinema. He has twice been awarded National Endowment for the Humanities research grants, and twice has won outstanding essay awards. He has authored 2 books, edited 4 anthologies and published 32 articles and 28 film and book reviews. His next book will be the anthology ATLANTA AT THE MOVIES, due out in 2018. For more information, click here.