The Tribeca Film Festival has announced its lineup of films to screen both in and out of competition, and amongst the list is coming-of-age drama Beneath the Harvest Sky.
Starring Aussie Callan McAuliffe, Tribeca will be the US premiere for the film, where it will screen out of competition in the festival's Viewpoints Section.
The festival announced 22 films screening in Viewpoints, which this year includes 16 narratives and 6 documentaries.
Now in its fourth year, Tribeca’s Viewpoints section is committed to launching fresh voices and embracing risky, utterly original storytelling. Featuring a dynamic range of stories from all over the world, the films of this year’s Viewpoints section are filled with uncommon originality and exuberance that will assure a bright and vibrant future for indie storytelling.
The festival will run from April 17-27.
Beneath the Harvest Sky had its world premiere at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival.
Bored and restless, best friends Dominic and Casper are making plans to escape their small town in Northern Maine to start new lives in Boston. In order to earn the money, Dominic spends the summer harvesting potatoes, while Casper becomes involved in the family businessundefinedsmuggling drugs over the Canadian border. The divergent paths of the two boys, both trapped in their circumstances in different ways, will change their friendship forever. Brought to life by two stellar lead performances, Beneath the Harvest Sky is an authentic portrayal of adolescent frustration, culminating in a heartbreaking coming-of-age drama. A Tribeca Film release.