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Colorado Produced Movie “Spirit of Love” Receives Dove Foundation Seal of Approval
For Immediate Release: December 7, 2012
Contact: Darla Rae 720-620-0536

Denver, Colorado- Film It Productions is pleased to announce that their new film “Spirit of Love” The Mike “Stinger” Glenn story has received 4 Doves from the Dove Foundation and has been approved as a “family friendly” film, suitable for all ages.

The Dove Foundation is has been advocating and approving family films for 20 years. The Dove Foundation says, “This inspirational and remarkable story just may have you cheering by movie's end! We are pleased to award the film our Dove "Family-Approved" Seal for all ages. See this one soon and it just may give you a spark when you most need one!

“We are excited, honored and privileged to receive this recognition for our film. Great efforts were taken by our team to make sure we didn’t exclude any audience member from seeing our film. We’re thankful for the Dove Foundation and the integrity they provide to our family audiences”, said director and producer Darla Rae.

The film is inspired by NBA player Mike “Stinger” Glenn and his camps for the deaf & hard of hearing. Glenn plays himself in the film along with some wonderful Colorado talent.

Talent includes Alexei Taylor, Maddie Burkholder, Ford Eberlein, Hunter Schultz, Brad Hughes, Lizzie Feher Peiker, Joz Lichty, Ketrick “Jazz” Copeland, and Mr. Entertainment himself Kirk Montgomery.

Rae was first contacted by Stu Klugler and Phil Merlino, two volunteer coaches from the Mike Glenn camps in 2010 about writing the screenplay. After writing the screenplay Rae visited the 33rd camp in June of 2012 and began filming in August 2012.The film was shot in Denver and surrounding areas in 14 days.

For more information on this film please visit the website at
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