I was once asked "If you could film any wedding, past or present, real or fictional, whose would it be?" Without hesitation, I said, "My parents. If I could go back in time, I would film their wedding." In many respects, this project fulfills that dream for me.
Knowing it would be difficult for me to lead this interview without crying, my dear husband Kaleb led this conversation with my parents, Winston & Rose. They shared the very beginnings of their love story. In my head, this film was going to be one thing - perhaps "the secret to a long, healthy, successful marriage" but as they recounted their story, I knew it had to be something else. It needed to be about them. Solely about them.
I hope you enjoy this deeply personal project. All vintage photos and 8mm footage is footage from my father. Much of it had been locked away for over 40 years.
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