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Movie featuring Cherokee County locations set to premiere in August

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From the Ingles Studios, this is your news minute on the Cherokee tribune ledger podcast, presented by Dayco Systems.Today is Monday June 12th, and I'm Brian Giffin.
Filmmaker Ken Merritt, a resident of Canton, has announced the release date for his movie "Jesse's Gift." The film, shot between late 2020 and early 2022, is scheduled to premiere at the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre in Marietta on August 4th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available online or at the door. "Jesse's Gift" tells the story of a singer and songwriter who experiences a loss but ultimately finds redemption. The movie draws inspiration from Ken Merritt's own life experiences and his brother's journey as a musician. Michael Merritt, Ken's brother, stars as the lead character and also composed the film's music. The movie showcases various locations in Georgia, including Canton, Woodstock, Rome, Atlanta, and more. Some notable Cherokee County locations featured in the film include The Mill on Etowah, Green Line Brewery in Canton, Reinhardt University in Waleska, and Woodstock City Church. For updates on "Jesse's Gift," interested individuals can visit the movie's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/JessesGiftFilm.

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