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Sandra Pfeifer, Simpson, Ill. - Pfeifer's two films, Kathryn and Her Daughters and Truck Stop, have screened at multiple festivals throughout the midwest. Since earning her undergraduate degree in film production from Southern Illinois University in1994, she has been the recipient of audience awards and honorariums from Muskegon, Mich., to New York City. Pfeifer is the mother of two and lives on a 40-acre farm in the heart of rural America. Her current project, Against All The Odds, explores the history, commerce and racial roots of the city of East St. Louis.

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