Film Independent

The Valley of Dry Bones

Jeremy Palmer, Writer 

Sloan Grant(s) Received:
2017, Screenwriting Award, USC
2018, Sloan Student Grand Jury Prize, Tribeca Film Institute

Project Type: Feature 

Genre: Historical Drama 

Length: 117 pages 

Field of Science: Physiology, Endochronology 

Stage: Development 


Left scarred by World War I, Dr. Freddy Banting becomes obsessed with discovering the cure for Diabetes. To the surprise of the medical community, Freddy and his compatriots successfully discover Insulin. But the inexperienced surgeon finds himself fighting to ensure that both credit and access to the miracle drug are given rightfully bestowed. Based on a true story.