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Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 6:00 PM
A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska.
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Part of Bijou Film Forum series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at box office) and $6.50 for the general public.
Film followed by post screening discussion.

"Treadwell, a failed TV actor, is presented as someone desperate to give and receive love. That he went to such extremes is tragic, but also, in Herzog's sympathetic eyes, deeply human." - Time Out

"Live so much of Herzog's work, both narrative and documentary, this is an engrossing look at obsessive behavior gone terribly awry." - Chicago Reader

"Fascinating as both nature documentary and as a portrait of a narcissistic monomaniac, utterly in keeping with Herzogian type."
Time Out

This documentary centers on amateur grizzly bear activist Timothy Treadwell, who periodically journeyed to Alaska to study and live with the bears. The outdoorsman and author - along with is partner, Amie Huguenard - was eventually killed and devoured by one of the very animals to whom he had devoted years of study.

Dan Eberl is a professor in the Biology Department at the University of Iowa, Dan specializes in a number of biological studies, and is teaching a course on animal behavior this semester.

Traci Hercher is a graduate student in the Cinematic Arts Department at the University of Iowa with a focus on film and video production. Traci has experience as an experimental filmmaker and is also currently teaching a course on non-fiction filmmaking.

Paul Schmitt is an English Ph.D. candidate in the English Department at the University of Iowa with an interest in environmental criticism, ecology, and the interdisciplinary arts.