September 4, 2012 12:22 pm
Xan has put the demo online for a Kickstarter campaign to raise production funding for the film. Please support it!
Above is the Kickstarter pitch video, below is the full demo.
Mormon Movie is inspired by religious educational films Xan's mother starred in while a student at Brigham Young University during the 1960s: a black-and-white Western portraying an historic clash between Mormon colonists and Pancho Villa in Mexico, and a jewel-toned yet tragic cautionary tale about marriage and doubt. As deeper threads of LDS beliefs are revealed, Xan explores the controversially clean-cut community she left behind – and her family’s spiritual fate beyond death. The film breaks down the following topics: "Family/Cinema. Storytelling/Utah. Martyrdom/Mexico. Exile/Eternity. Faith/America."