Dawn Porter Will Join UNI’s Clohesy Documentary Film Series

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Award-winning documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter will visit the University of Northern Iowa to screen two of her works on October 5 and 6 as part of the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series.

Porter will screen “Gideon’s Army” at 7 pm on Monday, October 5 and “Spies of the Mississippi” at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 6 in Lang Hall Auditorium. She will join discussion sessions on the films.

“Gideon’s Army” received the American Bar Association’s 2014 Silver Gavel Award for Media and the Art. The film also won received the Ridenhour Documentary Film Prize.

Porter completed graduation from Swarthmore College and Georgetown Law Center. She is the fourth visiting filmmaker in the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series.

 

Photo Credit: gideonsarmythefilm.com

 

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