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Based on the true story of James Hanger, a Civil War soldier who lost his leg in battle. Determined to find a purpose for his life, he struggles to invent the first two-jointed prosthetic leg.

Recipient of the Sloan Foundation Grant.

Winner: Best Student Film Dramatic < 40 min - Raw Science Film Festival

Winner: Best Period-Based Film - NOVA International Festival of Film and Music

Winner: Best Production Design - USC First Look

Winner: Best Short Film - Southern States Indie FanFilmFest International (Spring Season)​

Semi-Finalist: Student Academy Awards

Official Selection - Louisville International Film Festival

Official Selection - The Northern Virginia International Film & Music Festival

Official Selection - Imaginarium Convention

Official Selection - Milledgeville + Eatonton Film Festival

Official Selection - MayDay Film Festival

Director: Joel Santner

Cinematographers: Alyssa Renzi, Tanmay Chowdhary

Producer: Gracie Corapi, Ivy Xiao


Markus Jorgenson

Grace Mumm

Kristin Carey

Tom Kiesche

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