The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech Professor Kirk Bowman‘s documentary film, “Bad’ & The Birdie Man,” has been selected for screening at the 41st Atlanta Film Festival later this month! The film tells the amazing story of Miratus Badminton Association, located in the favela of Chacrinha in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and was selected for screening out of over 6,000 submissions. The festival, which will feature 150 film screenings over the course of 10 days, is also a qualifying festival for the Academy Awards.

“Bad’ and The Birdie Man,” a Rise Up & Care production, will play at the 7 Stages Theater on March 25, at 12:00 P.M. For tickets and more information about the festival, visit

Learn more about the documentary, click here