The Return of Elder Pingree – Memoir of a Departed Mormon
Pingree, Geoff, director. The Return of Elder Pingree – Memoir of a Departed Mormon. StoryLens Pictures, 2019. 1hr 24 min https://www.returnofelderpingree.com/
This feature-length documentary film follows lapsed Mormon Geoff Pingree as he retraces the steps he took twenty-five years earlier in Guatemala as devout missionary ‘Elder Pingree’.
The film premiered at the Santa Cruz Film Festival and was screened at numerous festivals in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. Awards include the Grand Jury Prize at the Lonely Seal International Film, Screenplay, and Music Festival and the Best Documentary and Best Director awards at the Silent River Film Festival. This film was also selected for inclusion in The Doc Shop (HOT DOCS Canadian International Documentary Festival) and the Media Library, Visions du Réel International Film Festival.
Released on Amazon Prime and through Filmocracy.