Dial M for Marriage

One of the creative projects I’m most proud of is the planning and execution of my own wedding, which we positioned as the world premiere of a film called Dial M for Marriage.

It had a red carpet with a step and repeat, plenty of parody film posters, a movie trivia slide show, and 11 minutes of pre-show entertainment including a behind the scenes featurette and a trailer.

And our absolute favorite parts were these:

When instead of exchanging rings, we exchanged VHS copies of The Ring….

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/129516261″>MarriageRings</a&gt; from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user13264696″>Dor Dotson</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

And when our first dance was a surprise choreographed version of Time After Time from Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion.

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/125763973″>Dial M For Marriage: First Dance (Choreography Adapted by Ameenah Kaplan)</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user1535247″>n horton</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Here’s a Flickr album full of some of my favorite photos, taken by the most talented wedding photographer in the world, Bernadette Pollard.

You can also read about Dial M for Marriage in Offbeat Bride or on Refinery29.

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