LEWISTON — The documentary film about the Lewiston High School boys’ soccer team’s state championship season is one hot ticket.

The Emerge Film Festival announced that Friday night’s premiere of the director’s cut of “One Team: The Story of the Lewiston High School Blue Devils” at The Dolard and Priscilla Gendron Franco Center is sold out.

To meet demand, Emerge will offer a second showing of the film at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 1, at Lewiston-Auburn Community Little Theatre, 30 Academy St., Auburn.

Director Ian Clough tells the story of how players from six countries overcame diverse cultural obstacles and became “one team” to win Lewiston’s first boys’ soccer state championship in 2015.

The story has created buzz locally and nationally, including a report on CNN following the release of a three-minute trailer.

Still editing the film, Clough will offer the audience a rough cut of the film and answer questions afterward.

The after-party is off limits to those without tickets or a VIP pass.

Pass and ticket holders are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to Friday’s 8 p.m. screening.

On Sunday, VIP pass holders and weekend pass holders will be granted priority admission. Tickets will be available at the door for $10 if seating is available after pass holders are admitted. There will be no Q&A after Sunday’s showing.

The third annual film festival kicks off Thursday night with a reception at the Foss House, 19 Elm St., in Auburn, followed by the screening of the Maine film “Neptune” at Community Little Theatre.

The festival shifts into high gear Friday with a full day of programming beginning at 10 a.m. at Bates College’s Olin Arts Center and Schaeffer Theatre.

The two Bates’ venues and the Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston, will feature an array of films Saturday starting at 10 a.m, culminating with the feature film “Baby, Baby, Baby” at 7 p.m. at the Franco Center. The film won the Jury and Audience Award for Comedy prizes at the Austin Film Festival. Director and lead actor Brian Klugman, who has a recurring role on the TV series “Bones,” will be in attendance.

Capping off Saturday is the EFFy Awards at the Agora Grand Event Center, formerly St. Patrick’s Church, 220 Bates St., Lewiston.

In addition to the second showing of “One Team,” Sunday’s schedule will feature a collection of the best films.

For more info, go to www.emergefilmfestival.org.

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