"Lives Well Lived" movie screening, nonprofit fair, and film discussion

Lives Well Lived is a documentary celebrating 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 3:30-4:30 pm.

Participating Nonprofits:

  • NIU Lifelong Learning Institute
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus
  • 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

Then the screening of the film will begin at 4:30 until 5:45 pm, followed by a post-film discussion immediately afterward moderated by Dr. Alicia Schatteman, Director of the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies, and panelists are Dr. Lisa Finkelstein, Professor of Psychology, and Dr. Bethany Cockburn, Assistant Professor of Management. 

Tuesday, May 17 at 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Egyptian Theatre
135 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL 60115