Bring STORM LAKE to your community, in-person or virtually. Email and a member of our impact team will provide everything you need for a successful event. Please indicate if you are interested in a post-screening Q&A or talk with co-directors Beth Levison and Jerry Risius, or film subject Art Cullen.

Bring Storm Lake to your university, school, library, educational programs and curriculum. Educational licenses are available now through Film Platform! Storm Lake is widely used and taught in course subjects such as journalism, communications, political science, and humanities. Click here to license Storm Lake and bring the film to your school.

Members of the News Literacy Project’s NewsLitNation network may access a special 60-minute cut of the film specifically for middle and high school educators, along with an accompanying curriculum which uses STORM LAKE to make the essential connection between the news we consume, local journalism, an informed public and a functioning democracy. To access, visit this page and use code SLNLP22.

For adult learners and community members, the News Literacy Project created an in-depth discussion guide designed to prompt dialogue and reflection before and after screenings of STORM LAKE.


Download the STORM LAKE discussion guide here, which includes tips for facilitating conversation, suggested discussion questions, resources for further learning and more. 

Help us track the impact of the film by sharing our audience survey with your event attendees. 

Film stills, photos and additional graphics are available here in our digital press kit. Looking for something specific? Reach out to for assistance.