Westport Museum Featured In Local Film "Adira"

After shooting a teaser trailer at the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum in early June, Hidden District Studios has returned to the museum to film the rest of their WW2 movie titled “Adira.” The film, which stars Andrea Fantauzzi as Adira, is being shot entirely in Missouri, with a local cast and crew.

Out of 1.6 million Jewish children living in Europe at the start of WWII, only 11% survived. During the holocaust, Adira, a young Jewish girl, flees from the grasp of the Gestapo and finds herself stranded on an abandoned farm. She has to learn to survive with only her faith and basic instincts to keep her alive. With this fictional story, Hidden District Studios pays tribute to those souls affected by the Holocaust and explores the power that faith and family has in our lives.

The film will be released in the fall/winter season of 2013. A premier date and location will be announced soon. The trailer can be viewed at the Hidden District Studios website: www.hiddendistrictstudios.com

About the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum and the Westport Historical Society

Located at 4000 Baltimore, in Kansas City, MO, the 1855 Harris-Kearney House is the oldest remaining residence in Kansas City. The house was built by the Harris family in 1855, and is now a museum owned and operated by the Westport Historical Society. The WHS was founded in 1956 to promote, preserve, and foster public interest in the significant history of Westport, Missouri, the Town of Kansas, and Missouri, as well as their founders.

The 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum is open for tours Wednesday-Saturday, from 1-5pm. For more information, visit our website, www.westporthistorical.com. Contact us at 816-561-1821, westporthistorical@gmail.com, or find us on Facebook.

About Hidden District Studios

Bradley J. Lincoln and Irene Delmonte are a husband and wife team. They began Hidden District Studios in 2009 after Bradley graduated from Full Sail University with a bachelor’s degree in film. They set out to perfect their craft in all types of movie genres. Since then they have worked on numerous short films, including “Bennu: The rise”- a Kansas City award-winning Sci-Fi film. Bradley has a passion for directing and cinematography, while Irene enjoys writing screenplays and production design. Together they form a dynamic team.

Visit their website to learn more: www.hiddendistrictstudios.com; or call 407-341-0464

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