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Independent Film Screenings Are Returning to Suwanee

The latest run will begin Monday, Sept. 9, with a Southern touch.

Independent Film Screenings Are Returning to Suwanee
Another series of independent films are scheduled for Suwanee showings.

According to a city news release, the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will return to Suwanee with six screenings of independent films.

The first will be Monday, Sept. 9, when Pride & Joy, an hour-long documentary, will be shown. The film explores the South's food culture, presenting intimate portraits of people and places and offering insights into the region's complex history and bright future, according to the release.

Pride & Joy filmmaker Joe York is from Alabama, and he has a master's degree in Southern studies from the University of Mississippi.

The screenings will be at the Movie Tavern, 2855 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, at 7 p.m. Individual tickets are $6; a six-film package is available for $30 and includes a complimentary glass of wine.

The other films and screening dates in the series are: October 8, Bending Sticks; Nov. 12, Harvest; Feb. 24, Bidder 70;  March 18, Perfect Strangers; 
April 9, The Retrieval.

This is the second year that Suwanee city officials have participated in the independent film screening series.

-- Did you see any of the other independent films screened in Suwanee? Tell us in the comments below.

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