Culture Influencers: Joshua Sikora, Jesse GrothOlson

 JESSE GROTHOLSONCinema & New Media Arts professors JOSHUA SIKORA and JESSE GROTHOLSON premiered their latest feature film, Manifest Destiny, in Santa Ana, CA on July 13. The musical comedy, loosely based on the historical Lewis & Clark expedition, is directed by Anthony Parisi and co-stars Mr. GrothOlson as President Thomas Jefferson. Mr. Sikora serves as Executive Producer of the film and worked long-distance to oversee the California-based production over the last three years. The film begins a cross-country tour with screenings scheduled in Washington and Georgia and will screen in Houston later this year.Joshua-Sikora