The true story of a Kansas teenager stricken by polio in 1953, who battled the dreaded iron lung, upper body paralysis, and prejudice to regain his independence.

  • Sarah Granger
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    Historical, Drama, True Story, Biopic
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    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Vail Film Festival Screenplay Competition

  • Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition

    Quarter Finalist
Writer Biography - Sarah Granger

Sarah Granger is a screenwriter, playwright and producer. She studied screenwriting and playwriting at the University of Michigan. Her screenplays have been recognized in numerous competitions, including top 10 finalists at SF Indie Fest and New Renaissance Film Festival, a finalist in Filmmatic’s Short Screenplay Awards, a semi-finalist in the Fade In Sci-Fi Competition and the Vail Film Festival. She has been a speaker at South by Southwest, the 3% Conference, and the Writing for Hollywood Summit. She is producer on 4 films currently in post-production and she is a career member of Women in Film LA.

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Writer Statement

KENT is a true story about the writer's late father.