Market Basket Film to Premiere at Boston Film Festival

FILE - In this July 24, 2014 file photo, Market Basket assistant managers Mike Forsyth, left, and John Surprenant, second from left, hold signs while posing with employees in Haverhill, Mass. A documentary “We the People: The Market Basket Effect” will be shown in select Boston area theaters April 14, 2016. The distributor, FilmBuff, says it will also be released on-demand. The film chronicles the feud within the family that owns and operates the Market Basket grocery chain and an ensuing 2014 walkout by employees loyal to ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. (AP Photo)

FILE – A documentary “We the People: The Market Basket Effect” will be shown in select Boston area theaters April 14, 2016. (AP Photo)

BOSTON (AP) — A documentary film about the family feud that embroiled the Market Basket supermarket chain is set to premiere at the Boston International Film Festival.

“Food Fight: Inside the Battle for Market Basket” will be shown during the festival on Friday and Saturday.

The documentary chronicles the power struggle between cousins Arthur T. Demoulas and Arthur S. Demoulas that came to a head when nonunion workers at the Tewksbury-based chain walked off the job in 2014 because they wanted longtime President Arthur T. back at the helm.

Market Basket operates a store in Sagamore.

New Hampshire-based filmmaker Jay Childs was working on the film before the walkout.

The movie also is being shown April 29-May 5 in Concord, New Hampshire; May 12-15, in Marblehead; May 14 in Somerville; and May 17 in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

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