Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014
Sal Aunese was Colorado’s star Samoan quarterback who died of stomach cancer in 1989, and his team promptly dedicated their season to him. Through reflections from his friends, family, and teammates, as well as rare archival footage, Born To Lead chronicles Sal’s rise to the top as one of his team’s most valuable players and his valiant battle with the disease that took his life in 1989.
"We are ridiculously blessed to have friends and families like all of you," says George Antonopoulos. "The goal has been reached, and this film will officially become a reality! We can't wait to complete this film. It will happen now, thanks to you".
Livin' Large Productions, LLC has already invested $500,000.00 in to the production of this film, which is 90% complete. To achieve their goal of finishing the film they turned to Kickstarter for final funding. They recently reached their Kickstarter goal, and with time to spare. A new stretch goal has been created in order to make the film even better. The campaign ends at 7:00 p.m. EST January 24, 2014. To make your pledge, simply go to http://www.borntoleadfilm.com. Scheduled for a September, 2014 release, there is still more work that needs to be done on the film, which is why the producers have taken to Kickstarter to help raise the final funds.
About the Filmmakers
Lara Slife (director) and George Antonopoulos (producer), the founding partners of Livin’ Large Productions, LLC, a boutique theatrical and film production company based in Los Angeles, have produced several theatrical productions in New York City where it all began. Projects include work by such greats as David Mamet, Lee Blessing, Neil Simon, and John Patrick. They have several projects in development and attribute their success to their unrelenting pursuit of the story. Lara graduated with honors from Texas Christian University. George graduated from the University and entered university the same semester as Sal Aunese.
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