Caroline Knight’s "Still Sophie" premieres at the 100 Words Film Festival
Cinema Studies major Caroline Knight received a grant this summer from Scott Galloway, director of the 100 Words Film Festival in Charlotte, to make a film that would benefit a non-profit organization. Caroline chose the National Aphasia Association because she wanted to make a film about Sophie, a young woman who sustained a brain injury that caused her to lose her ability to speak, although she retained her ability to sing. The resulting film, Still Sophie, premiered at the festival this fall. It was the last screening on Friday night at the festival, and it was followed by the subject of the film, singing “Ain’t Misbehavin’” live before the festival audience.
Here are the imdb listing of Caroline’s film, a video of the song that Sophie sang after Caroline’s film was screened in Charlotte. and the page on Caroline’s movie on the National Aphasia Association’s website.
The imdb listing: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6388346/
Sophie’s live performance in Charlotte: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywjaETMW6_w
National Aphasia Association’s page on the film: https://www.aphasia.org/stories/still-sophie-movie-aphasia/
Congratulations to Caroline and thanks to festival director Scott Galloway (a UT grad) and the 100 Words Film Festival, for supporting Caroline’s work.