“Best and Most Beautiful Things,” from Boston based filmmaker Garret Zevgetis, follows a graduate of Watertown’s Perkins School for the Blind on an unexpected path of self-discovery. The films subject, Michelle Smith, grew up in rural Maine and attended the famous Perkins School for the Blind, known for its famous student Helen Keller.
The film follows Michelle as she disappears into quirky obsessions and isolation. The trailer shows a film with humor and bold curiosity – looking for love and freedom as part of a provocative fringe community.
The film screens at IFFBoston on April 30, at 2pm at the Somerville Theatre.
Check out the trailer below, and head to IFFBoston.org for tickets!