New Latter-day Saint Film Jane and Emma Challenged Filmmakers But Offers Powerful Message of True Friendship (Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Tamu Smith recalls one rainy day when she and a few others producing the new film, “Jane and Emma,” took a break and drove to the Salt Lake Cemetery to visit the grave of Jane Manning James. “We were going through a hard time on set. There were tears. It was a mess,” Smith said. “We spent time together. We certainly felt the spirit of Jane that day.” For Smith and several other women collaborating behind the scenes on a film over a two-year period, the project was challenging and at times intense. The fictional story …

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