Boston Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Boston Film Festival

SINCE: 1984

WHERE: Boston, Massachusetts

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Boston Film Festival endeavors to present a program of films that entertain, enlighten and educate the audience. We are dedicated to supporting evolving filmmakers by providing a forum to showcase their artistic vision. A variety of awards are presented annually, i.e. Best Film, Performance, Documentary, and Lifetime Achievement. New categories have been added to laud productions that influence green industry living in addition to the unique "Mass Impact Award" given to a filmmaker whose movie illuminates a social issue that positively affects humanity.

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2013 Boston Film Festival to Open Friday, Oct 25; Announces Lineup

2013 Boston Film Festival to Open Friday, Oct 25; Announces Lineup

AT MIDDLETON starring Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga, and directed by Adam RodgersAT MIDDLETON starring Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga, and directed by Adam Rodgers

The 29th Boston Film Festival kicks off on Friday, October 25th and runs through Sunday, October 27th, 2013, featuring films screening in Theatre 1 at the Revere Hotel Boston Common.  The festival opens with “AT MIDDLETON” starring Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga, and directed by Adam Rodgers.  “AT MIDDLETON” focuses on Edith (Farmiga) a strong-willed and successful business woman taking her 18 year-old daughter on a tour of potential colleges and George (Garcia) a buttoned-up heart surgeon taking his 18 year-old sonon a similar tour. Their paths cross at Middleton College and begins the story of two people who, through a remarkable, unexpected connection, are able to glimpse the potential that true romance can offer.  The festival includes two locally shot films”SIREN” and “GEORGE OF THE CENTER” highlighted in the festival’s Massachusetts focus.