Finalist in the Penn Student Film Festival!!

In this year’s UPenn Student Film Festival, my film “Running on Rivalry” has made it into the final round!

“Showcasing the work of Penn’s student filmmakers from across the schools, the Penn Student Film Festival gives artists and audiences alike an opportunity to share and enjoy the creative output of fresh cinematic voices. Co-sponsored by and hosted in the College Houses, this four-night festival welcomes short film submissions from any student at Penn and invites the whole Penn community to watch and appreciate their work.”

Come watch Running on Rivalry along with 8 other films , (the remaining 3 finalist films are TBA tomorrow night) as we compete in the final round on Friday night April 4th in Harrison College House’s Heyer Sky Lounge! The top three finalists are picked by a panel of judges but 4th place prize goes to the Audience Favorite so please come and bring friends! 🙂

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…and don’t miss the third night of qualifying rounds in the festival, tomorrow night, Thursday April 3, 8:00 pm @Ware College House in McClelland Hall in the Quad.

…Read more about the festival here

Running on Rivalry

***Special thanks to Alex, Ivan, Lucy, and Luke, without whom this film would never have been made.***

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5 thoughts on “Finalist in the Penn Student Film Festival!!

  1. Hello, Sarah, I just can’t understand when you have time to sleep!!!! Go for it—Running on rivalry sounds delicious…just sorry I cannot access it. Hope (with all this creativity) you’re well and happy, Give Hannah a hug for me when you see her. Love Leona

  2. Hi Sarah,

    This is wonderful!!! I watched the film and it is funny and endearing and touching! The accompanying music was perfect perfect for it and actually really enhances the film – building suspense, emotion, and on! So glad you are receiving credit for it and that it’s being recognized for the quality it is!

    Hope to see you and your family soon!



    Dena Ray, PhD


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