Film Series: Hand Held (Romania)


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Introduced by ND alumus Mike Carroll ’68, photojournalist and film subject.

Featuring the stunning work of photojournalist Mike Carroll, Hand Held is the new documentary directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Don Hahn. Hahn is best known for his films Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King.  Carroll’s stories on the plight of Romanian children after the collapse of Nicolae Ceausescu’s regime in 1989, which were written and photographed for The Boston Globe and The New York Times, led directly to the formation of the Romanian Children’s Relief organization.  Since 1990, Romanian Children’s Relief/Fundatia Inocenti has contributed more than $2 million in staff support, training, medical and education supplies to its Romanian partner hospitals and social services agencies. 

Read the Notre Dame Magazine article “Traveling Mercies” by Mike Carroll

Sponsored by the 2016 Fall Nanovic Institute Film Series: Disintegration.  Tickets are $4-7 at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.  Free tickets are available on a limited basis at the Nanovic Institute (211 Brownson Hall).

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