Your granddaughter, Rita (my baby) received Honorable Mention in the CityGarden/Cinema St. Louis Competition. I saw this contest on Donna's blog (thank you, Donna) and I passed the information on to Rita as she had mentioned wanting to make a film some day.
Rita got to work on it right away. I was blown away when she told me her story idea. The theme for the film per the contest was "nature."
Since Rita is Egabrag Crafts, she made the birds in her film. They are so darn cute, you just wanted to reach in and grab them and give them a big kiss. Seriously.
Rita's film, "Maison Des Rêveurs" will be playing on the Video Wall in CityGarden May 25th! She will also be featured in the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase in July and her film will be playing on the Big Screen at the Tivoli!
The title of her film came from the song that her friend, Rebekah wrote, composed, played the ukulele and sang - just for the film. It's beautiful. I could listen to it all day.
I took a tiny bit of French a few years back, but that certainly doesn't mean I know what "Maison Des Rêveurs" means. According to google translate - "Maison Des Rêveurs" means "House of Dreamers" and that makes me love the title even more.
Needless to say, I'm a proud momma. What I'm most proud of though is the fact that she started it, completed it, and turned it in! This was her first film, so that's pretty remarkable to have placed.
Don't need to tell you where I'll be on May 25th!
Congratulations Rita, you little stinker.
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