Bill and Laurie Bolthouse: Thanks for making ‘Trade of Innocents’ a success

Bill and Laurie Bolthouse

We would like to thank the many kind people who helped make our debut of “Trade of Innocents” such a success at the Breckenridge Festival of Film recently. We were gratified by number of people who responded to our invitation to the VIP event before the movie and we raised over $10,000 to be shared by these fine organizations fighting human trafficking today: Restore Innocence, located in Colorado Springs and working with young women rescued in our state; Polaris Project, whose national hotline at 1-888-3737-888 serves to inform and rescue trafficking victims in the U.S.; and International Justice Mission, whose tireless work for freedom around the globe was an inspiration for our movie.

We were honored by the Best of Fest awards for Drama and Best Director and for our second place Audience Choice Selection. We would also like to thank the 550 attendees of our screening, many of whom came long distances to help make our weekend special.

We’d like to thank Zonin Wineries and Breckenridge Distillery for their generous donations to our VIP event. We are also gratified for the wonderful help from the Town of Breckenridge, Image AV Consultants, Karin Bearnarth and the many volunteers from the BFF who helped in our screening and events. We are so lucky to be part of such a giving community. Be blessed for continuing the fight for justice. And please continue to follow our progress towards the fall release of our movie at

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