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Blogger Christi Interviews the Cast of ‘Pass the Light” at the Hollywood Premiere!



PI Girls, I had the privilege of going to the official Pass the Light premiere on February 2 at the ArcLight Theatre in Hollywood, California.

Here’s what the film is about:

Pass the Light tells the story of Steve Bellafiore [played by Cameron Palatas], a 17-year-old high school senior who decides to run for Congress in order to protect the faith that he so loves.” International Movie Database

Other people in the film you may recognize are Allie DeBarrie from Disney’s A.N.T. Farm, Brendon Eggertson, Rachael Kathryn Bell from Disney’s Suite Life on Deck and more!


Click here to watch the trailer.

There were many people who helped support this film and its alliance with the Epilepsy Foundation. One of cast members is Camille Kim DesJardins, who suffers from epilepsy and was part of the project; her parents were executive producers on the film (Steve and Julie DesJardins). Click here to find out more about epilepsy and support the film and Camille on February 6, 2015, with Carmike Cinemas.

The film addresses bullying, peer pressure, showing God’s love and light, and spreading a nonthreatening message of faith. The main character, Steve, faces the challenge of how to show his community what His faith is truly about when a Congressman claims he has the same faith but uses harsh communication to the town. Steve starts a movement, “Pass the Light,” first in his school, which then spreads throughout the community. Other topics are discussed which could be controversial in the church, but are unique in their portrayal in a film such as this one. The film is a teen to young adult film, but can also be fitting for adults because it deals with social issues in our culture regarding acceptance in our Christian communities.

Here are some more photos from last night’s event in Hollywood:

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Christi on the red carpet with Cameron Palatas (from” Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous;” lead actor in Pass the Light).


Here is professed Christian actor, Lou Wegner, who says he prays before choosing his acting roles.


Pictured is lead actress Alexandria DeBarry at the premiere in Hollywood, CA.


[Image Credit: Getty Images]

PI Girls, do you think it is important to “stand up for what you believe in?” Comment below!

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  1. Smylinggirl

    Posted by Smylinggirl on February 9, 2015 at 17:42

    This looks cool. I think even if it doesn’t do the best job at addressing sin, it will do a good job of showing that young people can make a difference.

  2. Aryandil

    Posted by Aryandil on February 7, 2015 at 15:06

    This film’s message was watered-down. I appreciate the fact that they’re trying to tell us not to hate gays (love the sinner, hate the sin), but they never addressed the fact of that sin either, subliminally stating that we can never know if gay marriage (or any other sin, in fact) is right or wrong. Also, the antagonist’s beliefs were so extreme that they just weren’t believable. A two-dimensional straw villain figure. To say that this movie does not have the best quality would be an understatement. And just because Disney stars are in it doesn’t mean it will attract a lot of attention (look at What If – Debby Ryan – or The Lost Medallion – Billy Unger. Those movies didn’t attract a lot of attention from the secular community so much as the Christian community. Also, The Lost Medallion was filmed prior to the making of Lab Rats, in which Billy Unger currently stars. No one would be able to recognize him in that movie; he’s fourteen to sixteen in Lab Rats but looks ten or eleven in the movie! It’s just marketing techniques gone wrong.)