Wednesday, May 1, the second annual Tri-Co Film Festival took over Bryn Mawr Film Institute, and of the nine awards given out that night, five went to Ford filmmakers.
The animated senior thesis of Jon Appel ’12 and a 10-minute documentary by Carl Sigmond ’13, Gebby Keny ’14 and Vanessa Douglas ’12 about Sigmond’s grandfather, who discovered streptomycin, were the winners at the first ever Tri-Co Film Festival, which was held at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute on May 2.
Director Ben Hickernell ’00 (Lebanon, Pa.) brought the cast and crew of his upcoming indie sports romance, Backwards, to campus to film at the Haverford College Apartments this July.
Lebanon, Pa., the second feature by Ben Hickernell ’00, opened in Philadelphia and New York last weekend. The filmmaker gave us an inside look at the premieres.