CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Violet & Daisy, the new film from Academy Award-winning screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher, will be shown in Carrollton this week ahead of its June release.
Fletcher will host the screening, which will be Friday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center.
"It is incredibly exciting and a real honor to have a world-class talent like Fletcher coming to talk to our students," UWG English professor Dr. Alison Umminger, who organized the event, said in a statement. "Events like this give our film program greater depth and a real-world resonance. We hope our students will be inspired."
Violet & Daisy tells the story of a pair of teenage assassins fighting crime in New York City. It stars "Gilmore Girls" alum Alexis Bledel and The Lovely Bones star Saoirse Ronan, as well as James Gandolfini and Danny Trejo. The screening is free and open to the public.