Under Darkness

School: USC – University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts

Director: Caroline Friend

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In World War II Poland, a young Jewish woman struggles to survive after her family is murdered. Refusing to give up, she joins the Soviet resistance, and realizes that through photography she can remember the past while documenting it for the future.


Duration: 20 min.

Country: United States of America (USA)

Language: English

Year: 2019

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Army, Biography, Cinema, Crime, Death, Family, Homeland, human conduct, Human Relationship, Idendity, Inspiration, Jewish, Mourning, Racism, Religion, Social, Society, Technology, War, Women, WW2

Cast & Crew

Director: Caroline Friend

Producer: Merissa Jane Lee, Michael Orion Downing, Caroline Friend

Festivals & Awards


Telluride Film Festival

Student Academy Awards