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Film shot in Roswell opens March 1

February 23, 2013 • Local News

A Roswell-based production company will premier “Camp” March 1 at the Galaxy 8 — a heartwarming film that the local writer hopes will inspire and capture the hearts of movie goers.

The faith-based drama, inspired by true stories, highlights the struggles of abused and neglected children and their counselors who spend time with them at camp.

The first 10 minutes and last shots will feature scenes filmed entirely in town.

Local writer and director Jacob Roebuck and his wife spent time volunteering at such camps — Royal Family Kids camps — in the Los Angeles area. The experiences inspired Roebuck to write the script, folding several stories from many camps the couple visited.

“It was such a special experience we thought we should turn it into a film,” Roebuck said.

Roebuck hopes the result will entertain and inspire audiences with its uplifting interactions, mostly with main characters camp counselor Ken (Michael Mattera) and troubled 10-year-old Eli Login to read more

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