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LGBTQ+ Holiday Film ‘Christmas At The Ranch’ Streaming December 1

The LGBTQ+ holiday film, Christmas at the Ranch, streams Dec. 1 on TelloFilms.com from A Baker Production and Tello Filmsthe first network dedicated to telling stories featuring and about lesbian/queer women.

“I just asked Santa for a girlfriend…”

The romantic comedy stars Lindsay Wagner (Grey’s Anatomy; SyFy’s Warehouse 13The Bionic WomanThe Six Million Dollar ManMarcus Welby, M.D.), Amanda Righetti (Captain America: The First AvengerFriday the 13thThe Mentalist), Archie Kao (Chicago P.D.CSI: Crime Scene Investigations and as theBlue Galaxy Ranger on FOX-TV’s Power Rangers) and Laur Allen (The Young and the Restless).

Also slated for Dec. 1 is the release of the film’s soulful, holiday-inspired soundtrack, featuring all original music, including songs by Dia Frampton,runner up in the inaugural season of The Voice and lead singer of the band Meg & Dia, and Dominique Provost-Chalkley (Wynonna EarpAvengers: Age of Ultron Season of Love). Available on iTunes and CDbaby.

The film is the follow up to the critically acclaimed 2020 releaseof I Hate New Year’s, starring Dia Frampton, Ashley Argota and Candis Cayne, from veteran writer/producer/director Christin Baker, who launched the successful LGBTQ+, SVOD platform, Tello Films, in 2009—the first network dedicated to telling stories featuring and about lesbian/queer women.  Baker is known for critically acclaimed, queer feature films (Season of Love) and series (Emmy-nominated Secs and EXECS and Riley Parra) with powerful, original soundtracks.

In Christmas at the Ranch …

Raised by her grandmother, Meemaw (Lindsay Wagner), after the death of her parents, urban power broker Haley (Laur Allen) hasn’t been back to her family’s Nashville ranch in years, but is summoned by her brother, Charles (Archie Kao), in a last-ditch effort to save their beloved land from the bank.

When she reluctantly arrives just prior to Christmas, her introduction to ranch hand, Kate (Amada Righetti) goes terribly awry. But now they must put their differences aside and band together to save the homestead … and perhaps discover that finding love isn’t always where (or who) you expect.

About A Baker Production & Tello Films:

Headquartered in Nashville with offices in Los Angeles, A Baker Production—launched by CEO Christin Baker in 2020—specializes in bigger-name productions across all genres, while Tello Films (launched in 2009) produces LGBTQ+ films for the successful Tello Films queer streaming network and serves as the companies’ distribution arm. Tello Films was the first network dedicated to telling stories featuring and about lesbian/queer women. 

Powered by Vimeo OTT, Tello Films network content is available to stream on any device and includes such Emmy-nominated series as Secs and EXECS and Riley Parra and such critically acclaimed films as I Hate New Years and Season of Love. Learn more at https://www.tellofilms.com and https://www.abakerproduction.com

Image courtesy of Tello Films

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