Contact: Darla Rae, 720-620-0536
NASHVILLE, Oct. 27, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- NBA trumps MLB at ICM awards in Nashville when the underdog Cinderella movie Spirit of Love, The Mike "Stinger" Glenn Story beat out Warner Bros. movie"42" for movie of the year award at the ICM awards at Two Rivers Fellowship at Opryland (Inspirational Country Music).
As definite underdogs walking the red carpet Thursday night were the film's director, producer, Darla Rae along with cast members and NBA legend Mike "Stinger" Glenn whose real life basketball camps for deaf and hard of hearing teens inspired the film.
"We were speechless when they announced our name. After all being considered a TOP 5 nominee against industry giants was a miracle in itself. We really were quite surprised and feel blessed to have been nominated with such amazing films and to have received the award, said Darla Rae who also wrote the screenplay and played Coach Robyn in the film.
The film has an array of amazing indie musicians whose music compliments the film and its many messages. One being that "we are more alike than we are different" The original score written by Alex Grant is both emotional and triumphant.
The film's director Darla Rae collaborated with her longtime friend from Nashville, Laura Dodd to write the film's title track of the same name which is performed by Dodd. The track is available on Cdbaby.com and iTunes.
The filmmaker is currently seeking theatrical distribution of the multiple award winning film.
Other films which have garnered the ICM Movie of the Year Award were The Blind Side, Soul Surfer, Fireproof, and Joyful Noise.
For more information please visit spiritoflovemovie.com or contact 323-522-4179 or 720-620-0536