Chauncey -Theater 1 Tue, Sep 14 7:00 PM
Event Info
Dialogue:Director, Skye Fitzgerald and Producer, Michael Scheuerman in person!
Series Info
Series:Special Event
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:75 minutes
Director:Skye Fitzgerald
Year Released:2018, 2020
Production Country:USA


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This show is free and open to the public with no limit on capacity. Masks will be required for all guests, and concessions will be closed. Entry is first come first served. Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Please plan to arrive early to check in.

University of Iowa Lecture Committee & University of Iowa Center for Advancement present:

Academy Award Nominated Shorts, Hunger Ward and Lifeboat, Film Screening and Discussion

Featuring:  Producer, Michael Scheuerman (88 BBA) and Director, Skye Fitzgerald

Sponsored by:  FilmScene and Bijou Film Board

Lifeboat (2018)
Volunteers from a German non-profit risk the waves of the Mediterranean to pluck refugees from sinking rafts pushing off from Libya in the middle of the night.

Hunger Ward (2020)
An unflinching look at hunger's toll on the children of war-torn Yemen filmed inside of two of the country's most active therapeutic feeding centers.

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