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Humphrey Fellow to Discuss Her Film "Little Star Rising"

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 6:00pm

Scriptwriter, Director and Producer Slađana Lučić will take viewers behind the scenes of her film Little Star Rising (2019) during a talk on March 3 at 6 p.m. Lučić, a Cronkite Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow from Bosnia and Herzegovina, will tell the story of Nudžejma who became the first covered European to participate in the Ironman Triathlon. Please join the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Melikian Center in this dynamic director talk-back to learn more about the empowering journey a hijab-wearing woman takes towards the finish line of this difficult competition.

Nudžejma, the subject of the documentary, will be attending this event.