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Growing Through COVID-19 - Boston Film Festival

september, 2022

22sep(sep 22)4:00 pm30(sep 30)11:59 pmGrowing Through COVID-19Virtual Screening (1hr 30 min)4:00 pm - 11:59 pm (30) Event Type :Documentary

Event Details

Directed by: Genevieve Skehan   Screenwriter: Genevieve Skehan Produced by: Elizabeth Russell – Skehan

Synopsis: “Growing Through COVID-19” is a feature documentary that follows Russell’s Garden Center in Wayland, MA through the beginning of the pandemic. Russell’s has been in business for 144 years, It carries thousands of plant varieties and for decades has worked to show its local community the importance of being outside and the benefits of gardening.

In March of 2020, the family seriously considered shutting down their historic Garden Center forever. “Growing through Covid-19″ honestly and beautifully shows what the Russell family did to keep their business running. During the pandemic’s darkest hours, they help hundreds of new customers try gardening for the first time, and witness the grounding comfort their customers receive from getting outside and putting their hands in the dirt.

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Time

22 (Thursday) 4:00 pm - 30 (Friday) 11:59 pm

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