SURVIVING ME: THE 9 CIRCLES OF SOPHIE (2015) 104 min.
Written & Directed by Leah Yananton
As she enters her junior year of college, aspiring poet Sophie (Christine Ryndak) embarks on a journey of self-discovery amidst a sexual identity crisis. Fear and insecurity eventually get the best of her, and Sophie loses her moral compass, damaging her relationships with her boyfriend Jimmy (Vincent Piazza, Boardwalk Empire) and best friend Kiera (Leah Yananton), as well as her poetry professor Slateman (Fredric Lehne, Lost) and his enigmatic wife Jacqueline (Mira Furlan, Lost). Before she can find redemption and move into the next phase of her life, Sophie must journey through her own experience of Dante’s Inferno and take responsibility for her behavior.