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English alumni help make local indie film

Holy Irresistible, from Local Cinema Studios, features Lilly Heidari and Susan Swavely in production roles

Assistant Professor of Acting Dustin Whitehead (Theater and Dance) founded Local Cinema Studios to serve as a pipeline from the university to the film industry. Lilly Heidari and Susan Swavely (U of SC English, class of 2021) are part of the production crew for Whitehead’s new production, Holy Irresistible—a romantic comedy about a teen with a grudge against God who falls in love with a preacher’s daughter. Lilly and Susan both serve as Assistant Production Coordinators. Congratulations to our alumni! Read the full story here.

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