By Kevin Kinkead
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It took more than three years to film, produce, and edit.READ MORE: Philadelphia To Begin Offering Children Ages 12-15 Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine On Thursday After CDC's Recommendation
Soon, Philadelphia sports fans will be able to enjoy a story that deserves to be told on the big screen.
“Sons of Ben: The Movie” tells the tale of a small group of soccer supporters who brought the beautiful game to the Delaware Valley. The “SOBs” existed before Major League Soccer expanded to the tri-state region, and their efforts were instrumental in creating the franchise that would become the Philadelphia Union.READ MORE: Gasoline Shortage Appears To Be Creeping Into Philadelphia Region As Colonial Pipeline Resumes Operations
The film has already debuted, and done well, at festivals in both Japan and Spain.
The red carpet Philadelphia premiere takes place on June 10th at the Trocadero, and tickets are still available at http://www.sonsofbenmovie.com.MORE NEWS: Man Shot 11 Times, Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Quadruple Shooting, Police Say
Recently, CBS 3 Sports Director Beasley Reece was joined on the Sports Zone by the film’s director and producer Jeff Bell, SOB co-founder Bryan James, and founding member Corey Furlan.