All posts tagged: APOLONIAD Productions

Actor Scoop ~ Interview with Paloma Pilar

I’ve had the honor of hosting writer, director, and film producer, Apolonia Davalos in an interview on TBAP! I’ve also had the honor of privately viewing her award-winning short film, Children of War (read the TBAP review here). Today, as a guest on TBAP, is Paloma Pilar, the lead actress in Children of War. She is sweet and exciting to get to know! Follow our chat below and learn more about this wonderful woman! Miranda: Hello Paloma! Glad to have you visit TBAP today. Could you please tell us a bit about yourself? Paloma: Hi Miranda! Thank you so much for inviting me to be a part of this wonderful platform you’ve built; I am truly honored. I’ll have to admit that I always get a little awkward talking about myself—haha—but the spirit of getting to know each other makes this a little easier! I am a multifaceted young woman who lives and works in NYC as an actress, singer, dancer, fitness professional and, skincare enthusiast! I was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, to the most loving …

Movie Review ~ Children of War

Movie banner Category Short Film/Inspirational Genre Drama/Romance Rating 3.5 Stars Review This movie is beautifully far more complex than the simple story it presents! It shows the richness and pride in culture, heritage and family, while telling a tale of love, forgiveness, failure, redemption and healing. War, West Virginia, is a place that appears to have been forgotten, but not by its folks who are proud of its history and contribution to America. It is quite refreshing that it was set there, rather than in a big city, showing the goodness of a town left behind in ruins after so much positive input from it, into the lives of its people and America as a whole. The Children of War aims to tell not just a love and family story, but one of pride that comes from culture and heritage. My only regret is that it’s a short film without the length to further develop this unique story and explore its charming setting—rocky mountains, quiet ponds, and a whole lot more! As for the dialog/scenes, there …