NYC PREMIERE Filmmakers Jerry Risius and Beth Levison celebrate the vitality of local journalism as it undergoes a crisis with this portrait of a small-town Iowa paper, The Storm Lake Times. Editor Art Cullen oversees the family-run business that was recognized with a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on dark money in corporate agriculture. “Storm Lake is an elegiac heartland portrait…colored by the hope of endurance, both for the newspaper and the community it represents” (The Hollywood Reporter). – Thom Powers
The November 11th screening will be introduced by Julie Sandorf, president of the Charles H. Reason Foundation and followed by a Q&A with directors Beth Levison and Jerry Risius.
The November 12th screening will be followed by a Q&A with directors Beth Levison and Jerry Risius moderated by Steven Waldman, President and Co-Founder of Report for America.
This film contains the following accessibility options for viewers:
Closed Captioning for in-person screenings at IFC Center and Cinepolis Chelsea
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