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December 26 2009

Press Release: "Grandma's Hands" to Debut December 12


The Wayne County Historical Society, sponsor of Dunn Right Productions' "Grandma's Hands," an oral history documentary featuring the life of 89-year-old Edna Dunn, is proud to announce that the film's Honesdale premiere will be held at 5 pm, Saturday, December 12, in the Community Room of the Wayne County Visitor Center, 32 Commercial St. The public screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. The screening is free, but donations are appreciated.

"Grandma's Hands" is a personal voyage into a family history with the goal tofcapturing in time the life and legacy of a grandmother. Edna Dunn takes viewers on a journey through her life in the small town of Honesdale, PA. The journey features aspects of her life from being a premature baby kept in an oven for warmth to raising eight children and now having over twenty grandchildren. Historic locations featured in the film are the Bethel School in Berlin Township and Christ Church in Indian Orchard.

The filmmakers are Edna's granddaughters, Mariah, Dusty and Lisa Dunn. For their first documentary together they decided to do a project that is close to them and they are passionate about. They have always been fascinated with the life of their grandmother and decided it was something they needed to capture. Lisa used her degree in history to bring the story alive while Mariah and Dusty used their backgrounds in video production to document their Grandma's abundant stories.

For more information, visit the film website at //sites.google.com/site/grandmashandsdocumentarysite.



Mariah Dunn- Producer 570.470.4236 E- mariahdunn@hotmail.com