Horror-mystery-thriller “THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR” screens at AFI FEST presented by Audi under “New Auteurs Program”
By Oliver Carnay
“THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR” will be available to watch this Saturday, October 17th, 12:00pm PDT at 2020 AFI FEST presented by Audi.
Following the film, AFI FEST Programmer Eric Moore leads a conversation between filmmakers Justin Powell and David Charbonier and actors Lonnie Chavis and Ezra Dewey
For passes, tickets, and other details about this film, please log-on to https://fest.afi.com/
Written and directed by David Charbonier and Justin Powell (this is their debuting feature film) and produced by Rick Rosenthal, Jim Hart, Ryan Scaringe, John Hermann and Ryan Lewis, with Executive Producers Bert Kern, Nick Morton, Howard Barish with co-producers Amy Lippens (CSA) and Dennis Madlone
The film is the story about twelve-year-old “Bobby” and his best friend “Kevin” (Lonnie Chavis and Ezra Dewey who both delivers an impressive performances) who are kidnapped and taken to a strange house in the middle of nowhere. Bobby manages to escape and breaks into the house where he thinks Kevin has been locked up. Dodging danger at every corner and hiding in the shadows, Bobby searches for his friend – and also for answers.
The film also stars Kristin Bauer van Straten, Scott Michael Foster and Micah Hauptman.