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Actor Scoop ~ Interview with Steve Alberts

Remember the short film, Children of War, by writer, producer, and director, Apolonia Davalos (read the TBAP review here)? I t was a lovely movie, and after having the privilege of privately viewing this movie, the lead actor, Steve Alberts is with us today! Follow our chat below and learn more about this talented gentleman! Miranda ~ Hello Steve! Thank you for visiting TBAP today. Please tell us a bit about yourself. Steve  ~ I’m 71 years old, married, and I have 3 children and 11 grandchildren. I love to hunt, fish, carve wood, play golf, and be creative.  I am pleased that God gave me a West Virginia heritage, raised me in the Appalachian Mountains, and gave me a love for the people of West Virginia.  I have a bachelor’s and master’s degree from WVU, and, I love my WVU Mountaineer sports teams. Also, I treasure my family and friends. Miranda ~  Are you a Christian? If so, when did you first become one? Tell us your story. 
 Steve  ~ I became a …

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 …