Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Football Movie To Be Made in Lynchburg


The real Shoeless Wonders

Sara Elizabeth Timmins is at it again, this time making the feature film “Shoeless Wonders” in Lynchburg. This is a movie about a high school football team at the Presbyterian Children’s Home in the Hill City during the 1920s, which went eight years without a defeat and without giving up a point.
Shooting is scheduled to begin in the fall.

Sara Elizabeth Timmins
Sara Elizabeth, a producer who lives at Smith Mountain Lake (and Los Angeles) has made several movies in this region (“Lake Effects” and “Wish You Well,” most recently), but this is the first of them based on real events.

Her company, Life Out Loud Films, will hold a kickoff event for “Shoeless Wonders” Aug. 17, 7 p.m. at the Academy Center of the Arts. Author David Baldacci, who wrote Wish You Well and for professional and Virginia Tech football player Jake Grove will be the guests of honor. “Wish You Well,” which was shot in Giles County, will screened at the event.

“Shoeless Wonders” will be shot in Lynchburg.

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