You will believe in magic tonight at 7 p.m. at Belmont's Studio Cinema as the Belmont World Film's 10th Annual Family Film Festival presents "Make Believe," the 2010 award-winning coming-of-age documentary that follows six teenagers from around the world as they vie for the title of "Best Teen Magician" at a special ceremony in Las Vegas.
See a trailer of the film on this web page.
The film, which won best documentary at the LA Film Festival, will be followed by a live magic show by teen magician Bill Cook from Chicago who appears in the film.
And there will also be free ice cream treats donated by Moozy's at the screening.
Belmont's Studio Cinema is located at 376 Trapelo Rd.
At 4:45 p.m., the festival gets underway with the New England premier of the 2011 Dutch film, "The Magicians."
This weekend is packed with films for children, young teens and the family all being held at the Studio Cinema. A schedule of performances are located on the Film Festival's web page.
There's also a terrific documentary about children's book author and illustrator Eric Carle, best known for his book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," called "Picture Writer." The film will be screened at noon, Saturday, Nov. 17. Director Kate Geis in attendance for a Q&A after the screening.