Matt Porterfield

'Sollers Point,' from Baltimore's Matt Porterfield, to premiere at Spanish film festival next week

'Sollers Point,' from Baltimore's Matt Porterfield, to premiere at Spanish film festival next week

“Sollers Point,” the latest effort from Baltimore filmmaker Matt Porterfield, will have its world premiere at next week’s San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain.

The movie, Porterfield’s fourth feature, is the story of a small-time drug dealer under house arrest in his father's home, trying to work his way back into a community that isn't always welcoming — at least not in the right ways. Baltimore native McCaul Lombardi ("American Honey") plays the main character, Keith. Jim Belushi plays his father. The cast also includes Zazie Beetz (TV’s “Atlanta”).

Like all of Porterfield’s films, “Sollers Point” is set and was shot in the Baltimore area. The movie...

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