27 January 2010
This past week the audio/visual department of the LDS Church went to the BYU campus in Hawaii, looking for five individuals to star in a short film for the upcoming 2010 National Genealogical Society conference in Salt Lake City.
According to an article in Ke Alakai, the BYU-Hawaii Student News Lab, the three- to four-minute film is based on the true story of Mailie, a woman who searched for her grandmother who resided in the Molokai Leper Colony. The movie will depict her grandmother’s hardships and show the importance of getting to know your roots. The story of Mailie’s search for her grandmother will be a segment of a 12-minute film. ◦