Artist bio

From the beautiful islands of The Bahamas, Tonya Laramore also known as Tonya Alexis is a “Photogra-filmaker” (kid’s photographer and up and coming film maker) as well as Digital Artist. She's a proud Bahamian woman and mom of 3, filled with passion as it relates to her craft, and strive to make that passion shine through her work. She's been through many hardships in life, many ups and downs but one thing that keeps her going is her faith. Adam Glinton is a very energetic 4-year-old. He really enjoys making people laugh and loves banana bread. Aryanna Glinton is an oh so creative 6-year-old who is passionate about creating art pieces, especially pieces that she always title “For Mommy”. Tahlia Sears is 11 years old. Tahlia is a natural born leader who is able to make friends wherever she may go. Tahlia is also creative in beauty art.


A Child Shall Lead Them



Artist Statement

A little girl who loves her toy soldiers is constantly reminded of the current horror of the covid 19 pandemic. Everything around her reminds her of the depressing news and remembers that the only way for the world to get better, is for everyone to put on the full armor of God. She hopes that by giving her friends a golden soldier, would remind them to put on the full armor of God in spirit. This little girl hopes that the evil and sickness in this world can be defeated, and that everything will be better again.

Psalms 8:2 Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.

How it fits into contest

This film embodies Ephesians 6:10-20 entirely. Psalms 8:2 states “Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger”. In this film a child makes it her priority to remind kids like her about the full armor of God. Although everything she hears is about sickness and destruction; she puts on the Full armor of God in spirit and prays for everyone. She makes many request to God in prayer, in hopes of there being strength in numbers and for her country to go back to the way it once was.


Writer/ Director : Tonya Alexis
Videographer: Tonya Alexis
Younger girl: Aryanna Glinton
Younger boy: Adam Glinton
Older girl: Tahlia Sears
Mother: Tonya Alexis
Film Editor & VFX: Akhil Raj Orion
Sound design: Akhil Raj Orion
Second Camera man: Tahlia Sears
Voice of Narration: Peter Eglitis

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Transcript / Lyrics

Voice of Narration: There will be wars, rumors of wars, sickness and
deaths. The day of evil will come, but fear not, for you will be covered
by the full armor of God. Go and tell my children, for you child shall
lead them.
Little girl sings: With the full armor of God
I’ll be able to stand
From evil hands
And from evil plans
And I think to myself
What an awesome God
Little boy: Come outside Anna!
Little girl: I’m coming.
Little girl: Look at this Lia.
Phone recording: Number 98 is an 8-year-old boy, number 99 is a 25-year-old
female and case number 100 is a 27 year old male. All of the patients are said to
Little girl: This isn’t right, why are we wearing these?
Older girl: Yeah
Little boy: Sword fight!
Little girl: We have to put on the full armor of God, Lee.
Older girl: Yeah, that’s the only way we can protect ourselves from evil.
Little girl: Remember to put on your armor.
Little girl: Remember to put on your armor.
Little boy: Ok.
Voice of Narration: And he said, Truly I tell you, unless you change and become
like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
Mother: Come inside it’s getting late.
Little girl: Ok.
Mother: You must always be ready and never give up. Pray often for all of God’s
people. The end. Good night honey bun.
Little girl: Goodnight mommy.
Little girl: Dear God, it’s me.
Little boy: Lord, I need you.
Older girl: Dear Heavenly Father, Thank you.
Older girl: For life, for health, for love, thank you.
Little boy: Protect me and my family. Please protect my friends.
Little girl: Strengthen my faith, give me peace, In Jesus name!
Voice of Narration: Be strong in the Lord and his mighty power. Put on the full
armor of God, for you child shall lead them.

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