Premiere Of Sloan Short Under Darkness

Based on a remarkable true story, the new short film UNDER DARKNESS is set during World War II in Poland and follows a young, Jewish photographer who joins the Soviet resistance in a struggle to survive after her family is murdered. Written and directed by Caroline Friend, the film received a Production Grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's parternship with the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 2016. It went on to premiere at the Telluride Film Festival, win the Horizon Award at the Sundance Film Festival, become a finalist for the Student Academy Awards, and win the Jury Award for Woman Filmmaker at the Director's Guild of America Student Film Awards. It is now available to watch on Sloan Science & Film, together with over 60 additional Sloan-supported short films,

More from Sloan Science and Film: