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South Arts Film Series Spring 2013
Hapeville Hosts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers!
The Hapeville Association of Tourism and Trade, proudly presents Hapeville "Reel to Real" Arts, an Independent Film & Arts Event Series, featuring South Arts Films.

The 2013 Spring Series Screenings will continue on Saturday evenings at the Historic Christ Church & Carriage House starting with a Reception with the Filmmaker at 6 p.m. and the Film Screening at 7 p.m. followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker on the following dates:

February 16, 2013

March 16, 2013

April 20, 2013
Link to Directions: Christ Church & Carriage House
(The driveway to the park is located off of Atlanta Avenue, between Porsche Avenue [formerly S. Central Ave.] and Doug Davis, by the Wells Fargo entryway, continue to the back of the lot where the Christ Church & Carriage House are located.)

Please visit the Southern Circuit Website for additional information on the grant series. 

The views and content expressed in the films of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers do not represent the views of The City of Hapeville or The Hapeville Association of Tourism and Trade.  Some films are for mature audiences and are subject to viewer discretion.

February 16: Girl Model
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"A provocative documentary that looks into a dark,
seldom-seen segment of the modeling industry."
- The Gulf Today
Girl Model, is a documentary written and produced by Ashley Sabin and David Redmon.

Told through the eyes of a 13-year-old Siberian girl and the American scout who discovered her, Girl Model follows a complex, global supply chain of young girls sent abroad to seek their fortunes in the unregulated and often murky world of the modeling industry.

Visit Girl Model for more information or to view the trailer.

March 16: Free China, The Courage to Believe
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"Intensely compelling..extraordinary." - Karen Curry,
Former CNN New York Bureau Chief
Free China: The Courage to Believe, is a documentary written and produced by Michael Perlman.

Free China: The Courage to Believe examines widespread human rights violations in China through the stories of Jennifer Zeng, a mother and former Communist Party member; Dr. Charles Lee, a Chinese-American business; and hundreds of thousands of peaceful citizens who are imprisoned, tortured and subjected to slave labor for their spiritual beliefs.

Since its completion in February 2012, Free China: The Courage to Believe has won numerous honors that include:
  • "Best of the Fest" at Freethought International Film Festival (Denver, August 3rd)
  • Winner at American Insight Free Speech Film Festival (Philadelphia, May 16th)
  • Top Award in category (international political and cultural documentaries) at LA Awareness Film Festival (May 6th)

Visit Free China: The Courage to Believe for more information or to view the trailer.

April 20: Strong!
"Body image goes Head to Head
with the Power of Sport."
-Terry Mikesell, The Columbus Dispatch
Strong! is an inspirational documentary produced and directed by Julie Wyman.

Cheryl Haworth is a young woman with a big dream: to be the strongest woman in the world.  As the 300-pound U.S. Olympic weightlifter prepares for Beijing 2008, she struggles with injury, confidence and her place in a world where larger women are not readily accepted.

Visit Strong! for more information or to view the trailer.

The 2012-2013 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers is a program of South Arts. Southern Circuit screenings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.
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