A staged reading of “Faduma and Mike” by Matthew Stenerson, winner of the 2018 FilmNorth Screenwriting Residency. A widowed Somalia-American teacher and a Midwestern plumber struggle with personal and societal pressures as they fall in love.
This is a free event presented by the Minneapolis Saint Paul International Film Festival and FilmNorth. Seating is first-come, first-served. A reception follows the reading at Film Space at the Auditorium.
Reading director: Molly Katagiri.
Reading casting consultant: Lynn Blumenthal.
Funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge with matching funds by FilmNorth.