FORT WAYNE, Ind.—What does the face of poverty in the United States look like? You can find out Monday, May 5, by attending a special screening of a short documentary film by Emmy Award-winning writer and producer Linda Midgett. The Line will be shown at 8 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 101 on the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) campus. Some examples seen in the film include a former suburban banker who now relies on a food pantry and an aging career fisherman whose business was devastated by Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill in the Gulf coast.
Following the film, a panel discussion will be held which will further delve into the face of poverty on the local as well as national level. Panelists scheduled to appear are:
The screening and panel discussion are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Rayburn at 260-481-6532 or firstname.lastname@example.org.