Growing Pains

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Growing Pains
Join us for the independent premiere with the cast & crew of Growing Pains and Q + A moderated by Women in Film & Video New England on April 16 (doors open at 6:00pm and the film starts at 6:30pm) at the Somerville Theatre.


Growing Pains is Catherine Argyrople’s feature film debut from Argyrople Productions. The film is a semi-autobiographical real & raw coming-of-age story about identity, sexuality, and the aftermath of surviving cancer– inspired by writers Catherine Argyrople and Mariana Fabian’s experiences growing up. Growing Pains follows childhood girlfriends Zoe and Nat, who face the tumultuous transition from middle to high school as their friendship drifts apart. Growing Pains was featured at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival’s Diversity Spotlight by Nielsen, Studio System, and RespectAbility, and is world premiering at the Boston International Film Festival.


Growing Pains was made entirely in Massachusetts with a diverse cast and crew. Growing Pains was written, directed, produced, and filmed by women, largely from Women in Film & Video New England. Growing Pains uplifts female filmmakers and champions authentic stories about young women. Shot over 21 days entirely in Massachusetts, Growing Pains uplifts local New England artists and locations.


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