LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clyde Brothers & Squint Pictures announce the August 2, 2016, Los Angeles premiere and iTunes release of "If I Could Tell You," a 35-minute film drama that delves into the struggles surrounding infertility and showcases the new, desperate lengths that some are willing to go to via the online underworld of black-market sperm donors and fertility treatments.
Where: Downtown Independent Theater (Downtown Los Angeles)
251 S. Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012.
When: August 2, 2016. Red carpet photos begin at 7 p.m. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m.
Who: Following the screening will be a Q&A with the filmmakers (Rob & Ben Clyde); cast members Avery Clyde, Kevin Richardson, Jim O'Heir (tentative), Sharon Lawrence (tentative), and Joel Bryant; plus leading fertility specialists Dr. Paul Turek and Dr. Mark Surrey. Joel Bryant will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening.
Event Sponsors: The Turek Clinic and Southern California Reproductive Center.
Community Sponsors: SCRC, eIVF, Fertility Planit, Path2Parenthood, Fertility Within Reach, Baby Quest, JND Global
Abby Taylor believes deep in her soul that she was meant to be a mother. Fertility treatments have left her and her husband broke and without options. Looking for a fresh start, she attends a transformational Breakthroughs and Miracles seminar. But what Abby isn't telling anyone, including her husband, is that she is really there to meet with an anonymous sperm donor that she found online. She's going to take one more chance at conceiving a child — even if it means she could lose so much more in the process.
The inspiration for the story comes from co-director/writer Rob Clyde's own experiences with his wife, Avery Clyde, who plays Abby in the film. Rob was inspired to write a script exploring the challenges they faced. "It's such a personal battle that's hard to share with others, because so many people simply don't understand. We want to convey to viewers that this is happening all around us, and most people don't even know it," said Clyde.
Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson, who stars as the anonymous sperm donor, also wrestled with infertility with his wife, Kristin. "I am honored to work with my friends, the Clyde Brothers, and I hope that this film will provide hope to those on this journey, while exposing the raw feelings to those who have never dealt with infertility," stated Richardson.
For ticket information to the August 2nd premiere, please visit http://bit.ly/IICTY_LAScreening.
This film will be released on multiple VOD platforms (Google Play, Amazon) and on iTunes starting Tuesday, August 2, 2016. For further information, please visit http://www.ificouldtellyoumovie.com/.
Rob and Ben Clyde, The Clyde Brothers, are filmmakers based in Los Angeles, Calif. Fueled by their childhood addiction to film and television, the brothers founded Squint Pictures, an independent creative production company offering high-level production and creative collaboration in advertising and entertainment.
Contact: Robbie Harper
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