Welcome to eCinemaBoston’s daily coverage of the 2019 Roxbury International Film Festival! The RIFF officially runs from June 20-29, and will be screening films at a variety of locations throughout the Hub, you can check each day’s listings for films, locations, and ticket info.
Day seven heads back to the Museum of Fine Arts for a number of great films on the agenda.
First up is the documentary The Money Stone, a coming-of-age story of two boys chasing their dreams among the dangerous independent gold mines of Ghana. The film screens at 3:00 PM at the Barbara and Theodore Alfond Auditorium, tickets are available here.
Next up today is the second shorts film program, titled What Were You Expecting, a series of six shorts exploring human relationships and questioning audience expectations. The film screens at 3:00 PM at the Barbara and Theodore Alfond Auditorium, tickets are available here.
Finally, the evening will conclude with the screening of coming-of-age drama Wheels, the story of Max, a 19 year old from Brooklyn who wants to be a well known DJ, and the family surrounding him from his ailing grandmother to his recently out of prison older brother. The feature will be preceded by the short I’m Sorry. The screening starts at 8:00 PM at the Barbara and Theodore Alfond Auditorium, tickets are available here.
Tonight’s free admission post-film hangout is at Darryl’s Corner Kitchen and Bar, at 604 Columbus Avenue, and gets underway from 9:30 PM to 12 AM.
There’s plenty more of Roxbury International Film Festival to come this week – be sure to join eCinemaBoston each day during RIFF for a complete rundown of daily screenings, locations, and ticket info. And be sure to check out the festival’s official website at http://roxfilmfest.com!