DU LAC, Wis. –
University will be hosting a special screening of the documentary, The American Nurse, on Tuesday,
September 15, with showings at 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Stayer Center
The American Nurse documentary is part of the
American Nurse Project, which aims to elevate the voice of nurses through
capturing personal stories through photography and film. Directed by Carolyn
Jones, an award-winning filmmaker, The American Nurse debuted during National
Nurses’ Week in 2014, and features the emotional and heroic work of nurses
across the country.
The documentary follows five nurses, one of which is
Sr. Stephen Bloesl, a 1975 nursing graduate of Marian University and the
current Director of Nursing at Villa Loretto in Mt. Calvary, Wis.
The first screening begins at 2 p.m., with light
refreshments being served at 1:30 p.m. Prior to the second screening, heavy
appetizers will be provided beginning at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $5, and are
available online at
or by contacting Kathy Gellings at 920-923-7613.
In addition, the book, The American Nurse, is also available for purchase online for $40,
and includes a free ticket to the screening. Sr. Stephen Bloesl will be
available to sign books at the receptions prior to each screening.