Faculty Members to Serve as Film Screening Panel Experts

Free film screening and discussion- Medora

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
7-9 pm
Spurlock Museum
600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
Free parking in adjacent UI lot D-22

Medora follows the Medora, Indiana Hornets boys basketball team over its 2011 losing season—as the team’s struggle to compete parallels the town’s fight for survival. The film brings to light issues of declining communities, lost jobs, poverty and finding hope for the future.

Panel discussion following the film with U of I experts:

  • Mary Maurer, Assistant Dean for Field Education; Clinical Assistant Professor of Field Education, School of Social Work
  • Carol Wilson-Smith, Clinical Assistant Professor of Field Education, School of Social Work
  • Robert Hughes, Jr., Professor, Department of Human and Community Development

will.illinois.edu/community/cinema