Mormon Tabernacle Choir give exclusive access to “Singing with Angels” movie
Salt Lake City (February 18, 2016) The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir immediately
recognized by their familiar sight and angelic sound are starring in the upcoming full length movie, Singing with Angels. Although the choir has been featured in documentaries and concert DVDs this is the first time they have participated in a story-driven movie. The full choir is shown in multiple scenes depicting rehearsals and performances. Several choir members fill important roles within the movie.
“This is epic,” said Brian Brough, the film’s director and producer. “Working with the choir has been amazing. We spent weeks reading through true stories that choir members sent us, evaluated each story, and found the ones that could be told on screen and would best fit the story we wanted to share.”
On March 11th, 2016, be among the first to see the production from Candlelight Media, Singing with Angels, on the Silver Screen. The film opens in Utah first and will then expand to other areas. Filmed on location at the Tabernacle on Temple Square and in conjunction with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the movie masterfully unites the true and inspiring stories of the choir with the fictional character of Aubrey.
Through a great collaboration between Candlelight Media, filmmakers, and the choir led by president Ron Jarrett, Singing with Angels is entertainment wrapped in the universal language of music from the iconic Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Along with beautifully woven storytelling and directing, “Singing with Angels is about the journey of one woman who dreams of joining the choir and finding strength through trials and challenges in life,” explains writer Brittany Wiscombe.
The film is much more than discovering what it is like to be in the choir, “Singing with Angels is a wonderful, inspirational movie. Good for the soul, and uplifting entertainment,” shared one viewer after a special pre-screening in Orlando, FL. For entertainment that can be shared and enjoyed by the whole family, don’t miss Singing with Angels, in theaters March 11.
My review: This is an amazing movie! I wasn't really sure what to expect from it, I wasn't quite sure if it was a documentary of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, or if it was a fictional movie. The only thing I knew was that my family was excited to see it.
This movie follows a woman named Aubrey as she goes through her journey of getting into the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, it's not a documentary in any way though! I loved that it shows the process of getting into the choir through the eyes of someone fictional.
I loved the opening scene with baby Aubrey and her brother singing to her. It brought tears to my eyes then watching it and again as I'm thinking about it.
This movie goes back and forth between present day and the past in certain places. I loved the way they did this. It really made it so I thought that I knew what was going on, I had everything figured out, and then it would flashback again and I had another piece to the puzzle that was Aubrey that I didn't even know I was missing.
Aubrey's family was great! I thought her husband and kids were really great, and I loved the way that her older brother was so supportive of her and her family. Her mother-in-law was not my favorite character in the beginning, but by the end, she was pretty okay too. I loved the way this movie showed the evolution of their relationship.
I don't want to give anything away, but please make sure you have plenty of tissues when you watch this movie. There are several places where I cried, this is a really touching movie. I loved every minute of this movie, I can't wait to watch it again! Make sure you take the time to go see it!
Check out the movie website for showing locations and all the info you need about the movie.
I was sent a link to watch this movie in exchange for an honest review.
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