The movie, “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” will be presented at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. Fourth St., Michigan City, through a collaboration between the Purdue University Northwest Odyssey Arts and Cultural Events Series and the Michigan City Public Library. The screening is free and open to the public.
“The Zookeeper’s Wife” tells the true story of a Warsaw zookeeper, and his wife, who opened their zoo and home to aid in saving hundreds of people during the German invasion of Poland in 1939.
Directed by Niki Caro, “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” is an adaptation of a New York Times bestseller of the same name by Diane Ackerman, who also worked on the script. The film is rated PG-13.
Odyssey Arts and Cultural Events Series
The PNW Odyssey Arts and Cultural Events Series features events throughout the year. For more information about this film screening or the Odyssey series contact Judy Jacobi, assistant vice chancellor of University Art Collections & Special Programs, at 219-785-5593.
Purdue University Northwest
Purdue University Northwest (PNW), a comprehensive regional university within the Purdue University system, has two Northwest Indiana campuses in Hammond and Westville. With more than 15,000 students enrolled last fall and nearly 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, Purdue Northwest is Indiana’s fifth largest public university.