Movie filmed in Aiken premieres this weekend

Movie filmed in Aiken premieres this weekend

AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - Aikenites are rolling out the red carpet for the premiere of a locally-filmed movie.

"Waiting for Butterflies," produced by Charlotte-based New Daydream Films, makes its premiere Saturday at a special red-carpet event at the Aiken Center for the Arts. Two public screenings will be held Sunday.

The movie tells the story of a grandmother who's dying wish is for her estranged family – torn apart by a horrific tragedy – to come together for her final days.

The cast includes several Aiken residents, including Carla Cloud, director of the Aiken Downtown Development Association.

Show times are 3 and 6 p.m. Sunday, and each screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the filmmakers and members of the cast. Admission is $10 per person, which includes the question-and-answer session.

Reservations are required. Call 803-649-2221 or 803-507-3674 to make reservations or go by the Aiken Downtown Development Association office in The Alley.

For more information about the movie, visit the Waiting for Butterflies website.

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