Boston Film Festival: Day Six

Hey all – the 27th annual Boston Film Festival is underway at Stuart Street Playhouse! Boston Popcorn and Indie Film Spotlight will be giving you a daily rundown of the featured films playing every day, so be sure to check back to find out all the great features!

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5:00PM “Thespians” — East Coast Premiere
Director: Warren Skeels
Producer: Brenda Egedy Kolb
Synopsis: Follow four high school thespian troupes to the largest thespian competition in the world. Following the themes of impact and value that theatre has in education.
Run Time: 1:31


7:00PM “The Trouble With the Truth” — World Premiere
Director/Writer: Jim Hemphill
Producers: Daniel Farrands, Thommy Hutson
Starring: Lea Thompson, John Shea, Danielle Harris, Keri Lynn Pratt
Synopsis: A divorced couple reconnects on the eve of their daughter’s wedding and realizes that their own relationship has more than a few unresolved issues.
Run Time: 1:36
9:00PM “Fort McCoy” — North East Premiere
Directors: Kate Connor, Michael Worth
Producer: Eric Stoltz
Starring: Eric Stoltz, Kate Connor, Andy Hirsch, Camryn Manheim, Lyndsy Fonseca, Johnny Pacar
Synopsis: FORT McCOY is based on a true story when the Stirn family lived next to a Nazi POW camp in Wisconsin during W.W.II. It is a coming of age story beset with tragedy, a love story between a Jewish soldier and Catholic girl, and the journey of one man (Eric Stoltz) struggling to find his worth in a war that does not want him.
Run Time: 1:40