Free Movie: Lives Well Lived

Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 at 04:30 PM

Lives Well Lived is a documentary by Sky Bergman, an accomplished photographer and professor of photography and video at California Polytechnic State University. The film celebrates the incredible wit, wisdom, and life experiences of 40 older adults living full and meaningful lives in their later years. Their stories are about perseverance, the human spirit, and staying positive during the great personal and historic challenges. The purpose of the film is to create a bridge for all generations to connect with each other and reflect on what it means to live a well lived life.

There will be a pre-film fair of nonprofits in the lobby from 3:30-4:30pm featuring:

  • Voluntary Action Center
  • Willow Creek Care Center
  • Family Service Agency
  • Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County
  • Sycamore Public Library
  • Elder Care Services
  • DeKalb County Community Gardens
  • Kishwaukee United Way
  • DeKalb Public Library
  • Network of Nations
  • Barb City Manor
  • NIU Lifelong Learning Institute
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus

After the film there will be a panel discussion featuring:
Dr. Lisa Finkelstein, NIU Professor of Psychology
Dr. Bethany Cockburn, NIU Assistant Professor of Management
Dr. Alicia Schatteman, NIU Associate Professor and Director Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies

Admission is free.

This event is sponsored by NIU’s Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies.