The 2nd annual edition of the Dorothy Pearlman Finkel Film Series, which is dedicated to demonstrating, through film, the opportunity each individual possesses to contribute to social service, justice, human rights, and global issues, will feature three documentary films by Karen Cantor, who will be present to introduce, screen and conduct a Q&A session following each film.
The three films to be screened reveal the breadth of Cantor's filmmaking interests:
Monday, October 15, 7 p.m. (Center for Multicultural Education): "RETURN: Reclaiming Native American Foodways for Health and Spirit" (2018), about Native American women who, disturbed by their community’s declining health, reclaim ancient traditions leading toward better foodways and spiritual awakening.
Tuesday, October 16, 11 a.m. (KAB 111): "Invitation to the Muse" (2011), a 35-minute film that explores the mysteries of the creative process through artists who share self-reliance, faith that beautiful work will emerge, and the ability to be in the here and now.
Tuesday, October 16, 7 p.m. (Hearst Center for the Arts, 304 West Seerley Blvd, Cedar Falls): "The Danish Solution" (2003), a 58-minute film about the rescue of the Jews of Denmark in the fall of 1943. This screening is in conjunction with the exhibit "Return+ Resistance: Photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman ,organized by the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education and the Hearst Center for the Arts.
Learn more about Karen Cantor and her films at Singing Wolf Documentaries: https://singingwolfdocs.org
These events are free and open to the public.