The Suwanee arts scene will add a new wrinkle beginning in September 2012 when a tour of independent films will begin showings that last until April 2013.
City officials, teaming with the Movie Tavern and the Southern Tour of Independent Filmmakers, wiil bring a series of six films to the city, according to Crossroads, the city's official newsletter.
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"We're thrilled to be a part of this tour of independent films," said Toni Shrewsbury, the city's special projects coordinator. "The screenings of these films will provide a variety of cultural samplers to our residents."
Suwanee is one of more than 18 communities in eight states -- and the only one in Gwinnett -- participating in the 2012-13 Southern Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Each of the films will be shown once at the Movie Tavern, located in the Horizon Village shopping center at 2855 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road.
Screenings will begin at 7 p.m. A question/answer session and reception with filmmakers will follow.
Tickets are $6 for each screening, and will be available on the Movie Tavern website.
The schedule is as follows:
Sept. 17: "Age Of Champions."
Oct. 15: "A Matter Of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt"
Nov. 5: "Drivers Wanted"
Feb. 18: "Trust: Second Acts in Young Lives"
March 18: "The Misadventures of the Dunderheads"
April 15: "Heart of Stone"