BEST SELF

A short film made by students from Elizabeth Academy that preceded Dan Habib’s Intelligent Lives screening at the 2019 Peek Award.

Rootworthy Films and Utah Film Center’s Media Education team worked with students and teachers from the Elizabeth Academy’s Garfield location to produce the short film Best Self, about finding inclusion and independence. Following the life of Gerome, we see a a charming, interesting and capable young man who has a vision for the future.

/// Featured Cast – Film Subject ////

Gerome Bosteels-Tcaciuc

/// Elizabeth Academy Documentary–Making Crew ///

Gabe Andrus, Carter Johnston, Madilyn Mulford, Kathryn O’Mara, Max Peterson, Giselle Rawlings, Ember Titensor, Zac Watson

/// Elizabeth Academy Supporting Teachers ///

Rachel Kucera, Laura Van Hook, Katharina Kirk

/// Production Mentors ///

Vanessa Williamsen, Jiovani Medina, Suzi Montgomery