American Girl has been Selected as a Finalist in the Best Feature Film Category of the 17th Annual Peachtree Village International Film Festival

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American Girl has been Selected as a Finalist in the Best Feature Film Category of the 17th Annual Peachtree Village International Film Festival

October 05
18:41 2022
The Peachtree Village International Film Festival is an international festival that showcases indie and mainstream content, and American Girl is one of the finalists for this year’s competition

Every year, the Peachtree Village International Film Festival (PVIFF) attracts 3,000+ people each year from around the world. PVIFF was created in 2006 and was known as Sweet Auburn International Film Festival before it was changed to its present name. Since its establishment, PVIFF has served as the launching pad for many successful filmmakers and other artists alike in the film and entertainment industry. The festival showcases feature-length films, shorts, music videos, documentaries, and screenplays from around the globe, awarding the best films and videos in a wide range of categories.

Today, Al Robbins is pleased to announce that his feature film, American Girl has been selected as one finalist in the Best Feature Film category in the 17th Peachtree Village International Film Festival. The announcement was made ahead of the award event which is slated to hold from November 3 to November 6, 2022. American Girl will compete alongside several finalists for the Best Feature Film 2022 and Al Robbins is confident this is a golden opportunity and an attestation to the quality of the movie.

American Girl is about a 19-year-old girl from rural Georgia who moves to Atlanta hoping to stay with a friend after an argument with her stepfather. Motivated by the social justice movement of 2020, she decides to work for Stacey Abrams, who is running for governor. She has lots of talent and personality but lacks the experience to get the job. After an argument with her friend, she finds herself suddenly homeless and must survive on the mean streets of Atlanta by any means necessary. However, help comes from the most unexpected places.

The lead role was played by actor Jamila Gray, who also starred in the Paramount Plus movie “On the Come Up.” The film is still in theaters and can be streamed on the app. Directed by Saana Lathan, On the Come Up, featured an all-black cast with Jamila playing Bri, a 16 year old who wants to become one of the greatest rappers of all time, or at least win her first rap battle. The coming-of-age story follows Bri’s fight to rise to the top despite the cards being stacked against her.

At the Peachtree Village International Film Festival, American Girl will premiere on Friday, November 4 at 4:45 pm. The film screens at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter At Villa Christina, 4000 Summit Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30319. It is a movie that inspires hope and shows how challenges and circumstances are not potent to determine the course of one’s life when resilience and sheer determination are in the equation.

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About Al Robbins:

ALFRED ROBBINS was born in Queens N.Y. He was raised on Long Island and graduated from the State University of New York – Old Westbury. Robbins enjoyed a career in the insurance industry prior to becoming a filmmaker. In 2008 his debut feature film “Grapes on a Vine” was nominated for Best Director – First Feature film at the 2008 Pan African Film Festival. In 2012 Robbins directed the feature film “The Next Day” which screened at seven film festivals and was acquired domestically by Maverick Entertainment. Artmattan Productions acquired the international rights to the film.

Next up for Robbins was “Mistaken”. The film was shot on location in North Africa (Morocco) and Washington D.C./Baltimore metro area. “Mistaken” (AKA “Raltat”) was recognized by the Women Film Critics Circle as one of the best films about a woman not theatrically released. The film is being distributed by Indie Rights. The title may be seen on YouTube and Amazon Prime.

“All That Matters” is Robbins’ most recent feature film. The film premiered at the 2019 Peachtree Village International Film Festival in Atlanta, GA. The domestic rights to the film were acquired by Indie Rights. The film is available on various VOD platforms including Tubi and Amazon Prime

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