The 28th annual Boston Film Festival, which opens Thursday and runs through Sept. 28, boasts a lineup that includes “The Sessions” (next Sunday) starring John Hawkes and Helen Hunt and already generating Oscar buzz. Another big title is the topical political thriller “A Dark Truth” (Friday) featuring Oscar winner Forest Whitaker, Andy Garcia, and Eva Longoria. It’s about a multinational engineering corporation that with the aid of corrupt governments controls the water rights of Third World countries.
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