February 28, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.Beard Auditorium, Stouffer Hall
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The Independents is a musical comedy/drama about three solo artists who
collide at the same crossroads and discover harmony. Thus is born “RGB”
(at least until they come up with a better band name), and what follows
is their roller-coaster-ride journey across America for a one last shot
at musical glory. Starring real-life bandmates Rich Price, Greg
Naughton, and Brian Chartrand of the Sweet Remains (with more than 30 million Spotify
plays), and inspired by their real-life experiences together as a
The Independents debuted at the 2018 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, where the Hollywood Reporter hailed it “An
extremely engaging film... An unconventional and sharply written script
which subverts all the cliches of the star-is-born story.” It then won the jury prize for Best Feature Film 2018 at the Omaha Film Festival—and has gone on to win audiences and plaudits at great festivals all around the United States, including Deadcenter Film Fest, Dallas International Film Fest, Virginia Film Fest, Naples International Film Fest, and the Mill Valley Film Festival.
Film screening of The Independents, Thursday, February 28, 6:30 p.m. A musical comedy-drama created by and starring the Sweet Remains. This
film is not yet rated. Contains brief nudity and some mature language
and situations. Free admission, limited to two tickets per order.
The Lively Arts Ticket Office is located in the lobby of
the IUP Performing Arts Center, 403 S. 11th Street, Indiana, PA 15705,
and is open from noon to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, when classes
are in session.
Find out how you can support the Lively Arts at IUP.