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Check Out The Pleasant Trailer For The Upcoming Whimsical Short Subject ‘Illuminate’

Check Out The Pleasant Trailer For The Upcoming Whimsical Short Subject 'Illuminate'

From director Aaron Inman, who actually sent this to me several months ago, when I asked filmmakers whose films were rejected by Sundance to let me know about who they are. 
Aaron was one of a handful who replied, and I had his email tagged, but, haven’t been able to revisit it until now (I’m constantly overloaded with emails, so, some times I miss an item or two).
All that said, I’ve seen the short film, titled Illuminate, and loved it! It speaks to the untamed imagination of any child, and I think the story, in all its wonderful simplicity, and universality, will touch most of us.
Unfortunately, I can’t share the film with you just yet, because Aaron is still touring the film festival circuit with it, and so until he makes the film available online, all I can offer at this point is its trailer, which is embedded below.
In short, the film follows a young boy who, wanting to relieve his mother of her depression, decides that the only solution that makes sense to him is to build a rocket-ship, so that they can fly away together to the moon, which he believes will take her away from the pain.
It stars Milton T.J. Taylor and Yetide Badaki.
Here’s the teaser:

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