Indie Film Comes "Home" for Two Screenings

CP POSTERIndie filmmakers Chris White and Emily Reach White will bring their latest feature film back "home" for two screenings.

The Charleston premiere of Cinema Purgatorio will be held at Brick House Kitchen in James Island on Sunday, June 22nd at 7 pm. The other showing will be at The American Theater (446 King Street) on Monday, June 23rd at 6 pm.

Half of the indie comedy was filmed in Folly Beach, so it made sense to the filmmakers bring the movie back to the Holy City.

“We had such a great time filming here last August," co-writer and co-producer Emily says, “so it feels like we’re coming home. We can’t wait to get back!”

Cinema Purgatorio is a “showbiz comedy” about trying to meet (and win the favor of) actor Bill Murray, which a few Charlestonians can certainly relate to.

The first screening will include red-carpet arrivals and photos, a special Happy Hour menu, live music, and appearances by several of the film’s cast and crew. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door.

The June 23rd screening has two ticketing options.

To learn more about the film, visit the official webpage.


CINEMA PURGATORIO \ Trailer from Paris MTN Scout on Vimeo.

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