Daphne is a freshman at Penn State and has been writing for Valley since her first semester. She is also an officer for Fair Trade Penn State and a prospective English and Comparative Literature major and Arabic minor. When she’s not in class or doing homework, Daphne is usually writing for pleasure, reading short stories or listening to music (probably classic rock, various indie bands or 60’s doo-wop). Daphne also has an enormous infatuation with Seinfeld and tries to reference it at least once a day. She
loves to shop and you can find her at a thrift store any time of day.
Indie films are often underrated. Just in case you weren’t sure, an “indie” film is a movie produced outside the major studio system (usually on a very small budget). Despite being low budget, indies often have great cinematography, very honest writing, and manage to bring in some outstanding actors. Once you go indie, you’ll never go back. Check out our list of the best indie films of 2013 and see for yourself.