CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- A Chattanooga theater will screen an independent film based on a crematory scandal in in North Georgia.
According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, the 80-minute film "Sahkanaga" will be shown Oct. 12 at the Carmike Majestic 12 theater.
The film is a dramatization of events that unfolded in 2002 when more than 300 bodies were discovered on the grounds of the Tri-State Crematory in Noble, Ga.
The case continues to resound in the courts. Last month, the Tennessee Supreme Court upheld a $750,000 jury award in a lawsuit against operator Ray Brent Marsh, who was criminally sentenced to 12 years in prison on a guilty plea.
The movie title is Cherokee for "Great Blue Hills of God.
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