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Film Festival premieres big-name movie
"Hell or High Water," which stars Jeff Bridges, will premiere at the Big River Film Festival in July, a month before it opens in theaters.

The Big River Film Festival, created by Liberty County residents Matt and Samone Norsworthy, has announced the Savannah premier of the action thriller "Hell or High Water" starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster.

The screening will be at 7 p.m. July 8 at the Carmike 10 Savannah Theatre, 511 Stephenson Ave. The movie will not be shown in most U.S. theaters until August.

"Hell or High Water" (CBS Films) is about two brothers finding their way in a collision of the Old and New West.

Toby, played by Pine, is a straight-living, divorced father trying to make a better life for his son. Tanner, played by Foster, is a short-tempered ex-con with a loose trigger finger.

They come together to rob branch after branch of the bank that is foreclosing on their family land. But they come into the cross hairs of a relentless Texas Ranger (Bridges) looking for one last triumph before he retires.

Tickets are available at the Savannah Civic Center and online at

The festival will be July 7-10 in Savannah. It is a chance to discover films, as well as experience filmmaking and explore TV and web series and alternative media.

For information, follow the festival on Twitter @Big_River_Film or go to

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