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Synopsis: Harper, a recent high school graduate who also happens to be on the autistic spectrum, visits her older sister Charlotte for the weekend. What Harper doesn’t know is that after this weekend her family will be moving her to an assisted living facility for young adults with disabilities. As a result, the two sisters discover a bond that cannot be broken.



Run Time

6 minutes


Katie Boland (Charlotte)
Tal Anderson (Harper)
Nana Visitor (Mother)

Directed by

Lucy Hirschfeld

Written by

Marisa Torelli-Pedevska

Produced by

Gerardo Garcia


Zack Hernandez


Abby Boyle

Director's Statement

I created My Sister, Harper in order to shine light on an issue not often discussed: the lack of opportunities for people with both mental and physical disabilities to live an independent and enriched life as they enter adulthood. I have a 19-year-old brother with Autism and something that is always on my mind is how will his learning and growth continue after he graduates from his high school. Let’s give more of our attention to neurodiversity inclusion!

Director's Bio

Lucy Hirschfeld is a current Senior studying Film and Television Production at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. She serves as the co-president of USC’s largest film organization, Film and Television Writers of USC (FTW), and she’s also a member of the USC sketch comedy group Fourth Quarter All-Stars. Lucy directs, produces, and writes short films ranging from drama to sketch comedy.

Country of Origin

United States of America

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