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A New LGBTQ+ Docu-Series from Matt Alber and Jon Garcia.
Room To Grow • A New Family Docu-Series For LGBTQ+ Teens & Their Allies.
If you’re reading this email, you probably know that I recently completed The Falls Trilogy about the trials and tribulations of young Mormon missionaries. The greatest accomplishment of these films is that they touched so many people who reached out to myself and the actors to let us know that the story these movies tell closely paralleled the stories of their own lives. I am so happy to have created something that they feel represents them, and am very grateful for the support that they have given to the films.
With the trilogy complete, I was inspired to meet up with my friend Matt Alber (who contributed his talent to the Covenant of Grace soundtrack) to have a conversation about the climate for queer youth in America and beyond. My feeling was that though marriage equality was achieved here in the states, there is still much work to do and there are still many struggling to find their place. I'd like to help tell their stories too!
Now, Matt and I are making a new TV show about today's LGBTQ+ teens and I want to share it with you! The series is called Room To Grow, and we're already filming the first season.
Check out the trailer and meet some INCREDIBLE teenagers and parents doing it right.
The entire series will start streaming on the web just before Christmas, so that teenagers and families everywhere who need support can watch it free of charge.
We also have plans to take the show on the road with a Room To Grow TOUR of all-ages screening parties and LGBTQ+ raves in cities where support is needed the most.
We need to raise $100,000 to make 8 professional episodes, and we need your help to keep the cameras rolling. All contributions are tax-deductible. If you believe in what we're making, please dig deep & give generously.
If your business would like to sponsor the show or you'd like to talk with us about other ways you can help, just drop us a line.
Even if you can't contribute, please feel free to share with friends or organizations who would be interested or people who could benefit from a show like this.
Thanks for taking the time to read this, and thanks in advance for helping us spread the word about Room To Grow. Here are the links for you to share:
Room To Grow OFFICIAL WEBSITE
Room To Grow TRAILER
Room To Grow CONTRIBUTION PAGE
Our mailing address is:
PO Box 82904
Portland, OR 97282
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