COLUMBUS, Ind. — A big message for the big screen.
That’s how Columbus actress Tera Smith sees a newly released independent film, “Wig’d Out,” in which she plays pageant coach Loralee Nightengale. The movie, to be shown at 7 and 9 p.m. Wednesday at YES Cinema in Columbus, highlights a story about a feisty, bald teen with alopecia finding her way through self-discovery and a jealously laced beauty pageant.
The local presentations were sparked partly because those connected to the movie heard about two young Columbus girls dealing with alopecia, an auto-immune condition that attacks hair follicles.
Please read Tuesday’s edition of The Republic for more details.