A fascinating discussion panel from the documentary
film “Rise Above” is available on Eventive:

Q&A with Moderator Michael Boornazian Actor, (“Winning Time”) producer, agent with filmmakers Seth Shapiro and EriK Butts.

In this coming-of-age journey, three under-the-radar high school basketball players, who are driven to make it to the next level, navigate the uncertainty of their futures when an already volatile recruiting landscape is impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Aided by their dedicated Coach who is driven to get them noticed by college programs, these players must overcome injuries, the daunting recruiting challenges of modern-day college athletics, and personal tragedies off the court, all to achieve a shared dream: to play college basketball.

39th Annual Boston Film Festival

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39 Years Of Premiering Award Winning Films

The Boston Film Festival is one of America’s longest-running and industry recognized events for films. The 39th program takes place in September and will showcase cutting edge indie films, top documentaries, shorts, animated, fall release studio films and a newly created sports category.


  • 39th Boston Film Festival Presents Awards for Outspoken, Inspiring Cinema

    Published On: September 26th, 2023

    The 39th Boston Film Festival announced the awards today for the live event program. Sponsored by the Marina Studios, Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, and Sip Bar & Restaurant, the renowned festival highlighted the

  • Dermot Mulroney & Treat Williams Set to Be Honored at Boston Film Festival

    Published On: September 13th, 2023

    Dermot Mulroney will be honored at the 2023 Boston Film Festival! On September 21, Mulroney will be presented with the Film Excellence award after the premiere of “Breakwater.”

  • 39th Boston Film Festival Press Release

    Published On: September 12th, 2023

    The 39th edition of the Boston Film Festival (BFF), September 21-24th, 2023, highlights a breadth of films on topics ranging from crime and healing, to environment and sports.


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