Student film festival tomorrow night at Sacred Heart

Convent of the Sacred Heart will host its fifth annual film festival tomorrow from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the school’s Lennie and John de Csepel Theater at 1177 King Street.

The event is free and open to the public. All are invited to view the new documentaries, creative videos and public service announcements produced by 55 UpperSchool students in Sacred Heart’s broadcast program.

Doors open at 6 p.m., and refreshments will be available.  The show will start at 6:30 p.m.  Awards will be presented later that evening.

Those planning to attend should RSVP the studio’s director, Ellyn Stewart, at

Thirteen Sacred Heart films were finalists in the Greenwich Youth Film Festival, and three of them were first-place winners.

The Sacred Heart winners were:


First Place, Georgina Cahill and Gracie Smith, “This is my Story”

Second Place, Georgina Cahill, “Karmaeleon”


First Place, Aggie Ryan, Katie Hill, Grace Sutherland, and Cynthia Thomas, “Searching for my Roots”

Third Place, Maddie Church, Claren Hesburgh and Jordan Cohen, “EmpireState of Mind”

Honorable Mention, Gabrielle Giacomo, “From Farm to Table”

Finalist, Fiona Cahill, “Suzuki: The International Language of Music”

Public Service Announcements:

First Place, Riley Doyle, “Drowning in Plastic”

Honorable Mention, Gabrielle Giacomo and Mary Grace Henry, “It Starts with a Girl”

Finalist,  Maddie McLane and Emily Micciulli, “Footprints”

Finalist, Maddie Church and Katie Hill, “I am a Girl”

Finalist, Margot McCloskey and Jane Mikus, “I Want to Be”


Finalist, Gabrielle Giacomo, “Stay”

Finalist, Alana Normile, “Alone at Last.”


Paul Schott