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Los Angeles, CA - December 6, 2017 -
Give back while giving the perfect holiday gift!
In honor of Andrew Repasky McElhinney’s new heartwarming Christmastime spectacular, “CHRISTMAS DREAMS”, with a press conference at Widener University in Chester, PA this Saturday, December 9th with drinks, laughs, and the tradition of giving. First 50 attendees will qualify for a free raffle!
The family holiday film, “CHRISTMAS DREAMS” follows the story of The Little Drummer Boy (Conrad Sager) and the Pretty Girl (Francesca Flamminio) through a spectacular adventure.
Over the last several years, composer/producer and Chester native, Michael Rapp (”Masters of the Universe”, “Colors”, “Luma”, “Rasputin”) and his wife, Producer Kim Lenny, have been creating entertainment projects using local talent to help bring those projects to life. One such project, “Christmas Dreams”, is a family friendly holiday film highlighting the virtue of giving.
Rapp’s “Christmas Is For Kids”, has achieved success since its release in 2015, hitting #1 Top100 Spincrease and #12 Hot AC Main Chart single, and soaring the music charts in 2016 hitting #1 INDIE Record and #2 on Top40 Most Added, featuring children from Chester’s New Life Ministries, as well as a Christian version performed by Pastor Joy Scott, also of New Life Ministries. Last week, Rapp’s “Christmas Is For Kids” hit #21 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary Chart, remaining a top-hit, perfect for the holiday season.
Photo: Church youth choir in Chester, PA singing “Christmas Is For Kids” with Michael Rapp.
Originally conceived as a vehicle to help energize the arts in Chester, “Christmas Dreams” eventually morphed into a commercial vehicle with narration by Christian actor, Kevin Sorbo (“God’s Not Dead”and “Let There Be Light”), which helped distribute the film in over 3,500 Wal-Mart stores across the country with the bonus feature of Kevin Sorbo’s personal Christmas wish.
Rapp’s next works include “Carryin’ On!”, a musical adaptation of “4 Church Mothers & A Funeral”, original written as a play by young African American writer, Tasha Taylor. Alongside Tony Winner Lillias White (“The Life and Fela”) and PBS' dubbed as “one of American’s greatest painters”, Philadelphia artist, Moe Brooker, “Carryin’ On!” plans to premiere the musical in Philadelphia. Moe Brooker on PBS: www.pbs.org/video/2365762967/.
Hear Rapp’s touching, “Christmas Is For Kids” and give back with the perfect Christmas gift and stocking-stuffer for your loved ones this holiday season, “CHRISTMAS DREAMS”, as proceeds support Unity Center.
Learn more about giving back to Unity Center here: www.unitycenterofpa.org.
Attend the FREE “CHRISTMAS DREAMS” event this Saturday, December 9 at the Widener University – University Center from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Attendees will enjoy beer, wine, light cocktail snacks, and a raffle qualification for first 50 attendees!
Get into the winter wonderland spirit with the “CHRISTMAS DREAMS” trailer here: https://vimeo.com/214451105.
“CHRISTMAS DREAMS” is the perfect holiday gift for all ages. Download it today on Amazon (http://amzn.to/2zyccOV) and other VOD platforms: iTunes, Fandango, Vimeo Video Direct, DISH, In Demand, FlixFling, Vudu, Hoopla, Vubiquity, GooglePlay, Microsoft Xbox, and Sony Playstation. Purchase “CHRISTMAS DREAMS” exclusively at Wal-Mart stores for the bonus feature of Kevin Sorbo’s personal Christmas wish.
Fore more information about “CHRISTMAS DREAMS” and the event, please go to: christmasdreamsthemovie.com. A study guide and additional materials are also available at christiandreams.org
RATED: TV-Y FOR EVERYONE
CHRISTMAS DREAMS (2017, 82 min.) Directed by Andrew Repasky McElhinney. Editor: Ron Kalish. Cinematographers: Cecil Thomas. Original Music: Michael Rapp. US, English. TriCoast Entertainment.
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A new home for story-driven American films, TriCoast Entertainment is a full service media company that creates, produces, manages and distributes unique and unusual entertainment. Bringing together filmmakers, distributors, financiers, and technologists, TriCoast Entertainment embraces change by redefining the production and distribution model for indie filmmakers, providing them with low cost tools, financing, and worldwide theatrical and digital distribution, along with market feedback and storytelling opportunities.
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