Video: A new day dawns … an SND International film

A band of strangers gather for a common purpose in Syracuse. It’s the dawn of the first day of SND34, and nervous expectations abound. But the bus ride to the judging site at Drumlins starts a journey toward friendship and mutual respect that time can never erase!

Here’s what the critics say:

“I laughed, I cried, I loved ‘A New Day Dawns!’ ” – Gene Shalit

“Best competition of 2013! Oscar? No, A of E!” – Roger Ebert

“Riveting cinema!” – Leonard Maultin