HomeFilm & TVNashville Film Festival Hosts Free Virtual Screening of 'Boys State'

    Nashville Film Festival Hosts Free Virtual Screening of ‘Boys State’

    Nashville Film Festival just announced a free advanced screening of Apple Original Films & A24’s Boys State on July 24 at 6 PM CST. Although you have to reserve a ticket, this screening is free and open to the public. Prior to the screening, a watch link will be sent to your email address.

    Here is the film’s description from an Apple press release:

    “The sensational winner of the Grand Jury Prize for documentary at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Boys State is a wildly entertaining and continually revealing immersion into a week-long annual program in which a thousand Texas high school seniors gather for an elaborate mock exercise: building their own state government.

    Filmmakers Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine closely track the escalating tensions that arise within a particularly riveting gubernatorial race, training their cameras on unforgettable teenagers like Ben, a Reagan-loving arch-conservative who brims with confidence despite personal setbacks, and Steven, a progressive-minded child of Mexican immigrants who stands by his convictions amidst the sea of red. In the process, they have created a complex portrait of contemporary American masculinity, as well as a microcosm of our often dispiriting national political divisions that nevertheless manages to plant seeds of hope. An Apple Original Films and A24 release.”

    Reserve your free ticket at the link above and read about more about plans for the 2020 Nashville Film Festival here.