By all accounts, Atlanta’s Fox Theatre shouldn’t be around anymore. The historic movie palace, which opened Christmas Day of 1929, escaped financial ruin several times, dodged a date with a wrecking ball, and survived a potentially fatal fire. But 87 years later, the theater’s future couldn’t be brighter. To mark its anniversary, a new GPB documentary premiering Christmas night at 7 p.m. ET, tells the theater’s incredible story. We talked more about that history with Allen Vella, the president and CEO of the Fox Theatre.