Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard once said, “The cinema is truth at 24 frames per second, making slow-mo sports replays and time-lapse footage of sunsets nothing but cruel, cruel lies.” See cinéma vérité with this GrouponLive deal.
- One ticket to the Gwinnett Center International Film Festival
- Where: Gwinnett Convention Center
- Seating: general admission
- Door time: 10 a.m.
- Ticket values do not include a will-call fee.<p>
Available Dates and Times
- $21 for one all-access single-day pass for Saturday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (up to a $44.85 value)
- $21 for one all-access single-day pass for Sunday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (up to a $44.85 value)
- $35 for one all-access weekend pass for Saturday, July 27, and Sunday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. both days (up to a $74.70 value)
- Click here to view the festival schedule.
- Click here to view descriptions of the films.<p>
Gwinnett Center International Film Festival
- Focus of the first-annual festival: foreign language films, locally-produced films, and horror flicks
- Foreign language films to see on Saturday: Suddenly, Zinat (Iran), Esta Guitarra Vieja (Cuba), and Behind Me Olive Trees (Lebanon)
- Foreign language film to see on Sunday: (R)esistenza, which shines a light on the residents of Scampia, a drug-riddled suburb of Naples, Italy, and their resistance against their town’s corruption
- Local film to see on Saturday: Tears of Bankers, a Georgia-set film about the financial and personal tumult of a bed-and-breakfast owner
- Local film to see on Sunday: The Carrington Event, an exploration of the panic that ensues after a solar storm cuts off the world’s electricity without even a final payment notice
- Horror flick to see on Saturday: All Hallow’s Evil: Lord of the Harvest, detailing the terrifying mayhem an ancient curse brings to the town of Hallowed Hill
- Horror flicks to see on Sunday: short Hell No and post-apocalyptic piece Beyond the Grave
- Closing-night film: A Fighting Chance, a documentary about wrestler, motivational speaker, and bestselling author Kyle Maynard, who was born without arms or legs
- Watching films at a film festival is great, but what else is offered?: Seminars, classes, and Q&A sessions with filmmakers on topics such as short filmmaking, costuming, and homegrown special effects<p>