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Angel Studios Film ‘Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot’ Premieres in Los Angeles

“Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot,” the newest film by Angel Studios, premiered on June 18 at the Linwood Dunn Theater at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study in Los Angeles.

On the red carpet, the film’s stars spoke to The Epoch Times about what drew them to their roles and the film’s important message of raising awareness about the foster care system in the United States.

Inspired by a true story, “Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot” chronicles the journey of the Rev. Wilbert Martin and his wife, Donna Martin, as they inspire their rural church to embrace children in the foster care system that nobody else would take.

By doing the seemingly impossible—adopting 77 children—this East Texas community demonstrated that with genuine and determined love, the battle for America’s most vulnerable can be won.

Twenty-two families adopted 77 of the most difficult-to-place children in the local foster care system. Seventy-six children were adopted between 1998 and 2000, with another adopted in 2011. The Martins have ...