Film Honoring Pat Summitt’s International Legacy Makes National Headlines

Two UT professors debuted their film Pat: A Legacy of Love September 7, at the Bijou Theatre. Sarah Hillyer, director of UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, and Ashleigh Huffman, associate director of the center, have spent the last three years producing the film dedicated to the late Pat Summitt, which features her role in rebuilding women’s basketball in Iraq.

The event included an orange carpet entrance, a VIP experience, and interactive exhibits. Outlets that featured the event include USA Today, Knoxville News Sentinel, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Knoxville Focus, Tennessee Journalist, Crossville Chronicle, Swish Appeal, Daily Times, The Republic, WBIR, WATE, WVLT, WJHL, News Channel 5, and WSMV.