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Dan Korhonen Documentary Films: Iron Town & Saving Our Theatre
October 7, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saving our Theatre & Iron Town Documentaries
Hard work helped Dan Korhonen turn a hobby into realizing a dream. It started with “The Iron Town,” a short documentary film about his hometown, the city of Negaunee, in 2022.
Korhonen, who says he has always been community-minded, works for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources as an electronics technician for the fish hatcheries in the DNR’s northern region.
Saving Our Theatre – a documentary from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula by Director Dan Korhonen and Assistant Producer Matt Honold – the film explores the challenges facing three upper Michigan theater groups and how they plan to survive and provide value to their communities as cultural hubs.
Iron Town: The discovery of iron ore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, and how one small town hopes to outlive the industry that followed.
Admission by donation