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St. Anthony’s Feast & Circle of Friends to Air on TV

“Saint Anthony’s Feast and the Circle of Friends”

 A documentary on the North End’s Saint Anthony’s Feast

Tune in to this special program on Sunday, August 7 @11:30AM on WBZTV and on Wednesday, August 17 @ 9:30PM on TV38, that tells the behind the scenes story of what it takes to create one of New England’s oldest and largest neighborhood celebrations.

Directed by New England Emmy Award winner Ted Reed, Saint Anthony’s Feast and the Circle of Friends, focuses on the fusion of faith, family, fun and tradition that comes together in the annual celebration of the Feast of Saint Anthony in the North End of Boston.

Saint Anthony’s Feast and the Circle of Friends contains interview highlights with members of the Saint Anthony Society, as well as neighbors and friends in the North End of Boston who share their personal stories of what Saint Anthony and the Feast has meant to them over the years.

Ted Reed, a three-time winner of N.E. Emmy Awards for Best Director has over 30 years of experience producing a wide range of documentaries, commercials, and public service campaigns for local and national television. He is the co-founder CounterProductions, Inc., a company that has won ten N.E. Emmy Awards, as well as national Gabriel, Golden Eagle, and UPI awards, for its television documentaries, specials, and spots. He was also one of the founding producers of Evening Magazine at WBZ-TV, Boston, the nation’s first nationally syndicated magazine-format television shows