So, it would seem that the Fightin Phil’s aren’t the only thing in the CoBL gaining nationwide momentum & buzz these days.  Add to the list of noteworthy Philly-based fodder two indie features set to hit theaters across the continental US this month!

First up is Writer/Director Ben Hickernell’s “Lebanon, PA”, which premieres at the Ritz @ the Bourse this Friday.  Produced by Ben & Jason Contino, ‘Lebanon’ is a true indie, and a terrific character study.  Starring Josh Hopkins, Samantha Mathis, & newcomer Rachel Kitson, the film will benefit from a well crafted platform release that will look to build on audience buzz.  For a full overview of the current release schedule, check out the film’s official site.

Also set to hit theaters on May 20 is Writer/Director Sean Kirkpatrick’s gritty action drama “Cost of a Soul”.  Produced by Sean and Edward J. Eberwine III, ‘Cost’ is a down & dirty tale of two Iraqi War veterans who return to the streets of their youth in North Philly, only to find it’s tougher to make a go of it back home than it was on foreign soil.  “Cost of a Soul” is partnering with Rouge & AMC Theaters, and hits theaters at the end of the month.

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