Free Lectures & Screenings at Door Community Auditorium

On Jan. 19 at 7 pm, Door Community Auditorium will present an encore screening of June Falling Down. This feature film set in Door County tells the story of a young woman returning home for her best friend’s wedding, which happens to coincide with the one-year anniversary of her father’s death. Created by Rebecca Weaver and Chris Irwin of Silver Leaf Films, the film features Door County actors Nick Hoover, Claire Morkin, Joanna Becker and Evan Board, as well as music from Eric Lewis and Katie Dahl.

On Jan. 20 at 10 am, Dr. Lucy Arendt, professor of business administration at St. Norbert College, will present the lecture “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Health & Happiness.” In her lecture, Arendt will consider the many relationships among humor, health and happiness. She will discuss why not all types of humor are created equal, and why the kind of humor matters when it comes to health and happiness.

On Jan. 26 at 7 pm, DCA will present a screening of Pelé: Birth of a Legend. This 2016 film traces the journey of Pelé, a national hero in Brazil and an international sports legend who changed the game of soccer forever. This biographical drama chronicles Pelé’s meteoric rise from scrubbing floors to support his family, to honing his electrifying playing style on the streets, to leading Brazil’s national team to its first World Cup victory in 1958, when Pelé was just 17 years old.

On Jan. 27 at 10 am, Dr. Gerardo Rodríguez, assistant professor of theology and religious studies at St. Norbert College, will present the lecture “Latina/o Theologies and Aesthetics of Justice: Origins, Present and Future Possibilities.” In his lecture, Rodríguez will discuss Latina/o theologies, which have their origins in the initial experience of contact and conquest with Spanish colonizers.

All of these events are free and open to the public. Freewill donations are encouraged. DCA is located at 3926 Hwy 42 in Fish Creek. For more information visit


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