Oprah Winfrey is PUSHing His Sundance Festival Winning Film


UPennTom Heller (C’95, Connaissance, Community Service Learning Living Program) executive produced Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire, a film that not only was the Sundance Film Festival winner, but was since also acquired by Lionsgate.

“Push” revolves around an overweight, illiterate African-American teen in Harlem who’s about to give birth to her second child when she is accepted into an alternative school.

Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry will team to promote the film.

Tom is also currently in production on a film called Mother and Child, starring Naomi Watts, Samuel L. Jackson, Annette Bening and Kerry Washington.

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Find out how Tom got his start in the entertainment industry here!

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