Boston2Philly is a coming-of-age drama following the life of a young Black male from Boston struggling with his identity and his ability to form real relationships after a tragic accident takes the lives of his family.
Boston2Philly is a coming-of-age independent drama that chronicles the life of Rome "Boston" Williams (Ralph Celestin), a young Black male from Boston, struggling with his identity and his ability to form real relationships in his new city of Philadelphia after a tragic accident takes the lives of his family. Set on a fictional Philadelphia University campus, Rome encounters Professor Balan (still casting), who challenges his freshmen class (Philly,G,Sharryn) to develop a deeper relationship with their "inner selves," along with connecting on a more personal level with their peers. As an incentive, Balan offers the shocking monetary reward of $50,000, pushing his students to explore their own broken, violent pasts and those of their peers in a way they never thought imaginable. Through an exploration of each other's histories, the group of diverse freshman slowly becomes a cohesive group, initially bonded by the chase of the cash reward, but glued by their shared fears, hopes, and ...Written by
Ralph A. Celestin