The Bel-Air Film Festival announces a private red carpet screening of “Return to the Hiding Place“, held January 18th, 2014, at 7:00pm, in Park City, Utah at a private location. The sold-out screening will be followed by a live Question & Answer and an after party.
“Return to the Hiding Place” world premiered in festivals in 2013 and has received many accolades and recognition since its initial debut. Winning a total of eighteen prizes and recognitions across the United States including three at the 2013 Bel-Air Film Festival for: “Best Jury Feature Film Directing,” “Best Jury Feature Film Cinematography,” and, “Best Jury Feature Film Award.” The film also picked up awards for “Best Feature Film,” at the Central Florida Film Festival, SAICFF, and Life Fest Film Festival, the “Audience Choice Award” at the Life Film Festival and SAICFF, the “Director’s Selection” at Life Fest, the “Official Closing Selection” at Projecting Hope Film Festival Charlotte and Projecting Hope Film Festival Pittsburgh, “Award of Excellence” at the Accolade Competition, “Official Selection” at the Missions Fest Vancouver Film Festival and at the Gideon Film Festival, in addition to the Dove Seal of Approval, Featured Film at the World Congress of Families, as well as recognition by Yad Vashem and the San Antonio Holocaust Museum.
“I am so pleased to present the official Park City Premiere for Return to the Hiding Place. This remarkable film is masterfully crafted and touches the hearts of its viewers,” Melody Storm, President Bel-Air Film Festival
The synopsis is based upon a true story that took place during the WWII era, where an army of untrained teenagers known as “The Resistance,” including Hans Poley, Piet Hartog, and their friends navigate a deadly labyrinth of challenges to rescue the Jewish people in their panicked exodus from death. The film embarks on a nonstop, action-packed hunt with the Underground involving Gestapo. Directed by Peter Spencer (HEROES OF THE TITANIC, NAVAJO CODE TALKERS), and starring John Rhys-Davies (LORD OF THE RINGS, INDIANA JONES, THE UNTOUCHABLES, JAMES BOND:THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS), Craig Robert Young (HAWAII FIVE-O, NCIS, 10 THNGS I HATE ABOUT YOU), David Thomas Jenkins (THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, NCIS), and Rachel Spencer Hewitt (FLY BY NIGHT, A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS, THE SEAGULL, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF)