Last Friday local entrepreneurs Quint and Rishy Studer announced a new initiative: The Studer Institute. Brian Hooper, the Institute’s director sat down and spoke with WUWF’s Lindsay Myers about the purpose and direction of the Institute.
Hooper described the desire behind the Institute by saying, "We hope to educate the community in a compelling and interesting way, whatever it is that we find. We want to look at our community with a sober eye, we want to identify the key issues facing it and we want to try to suggest solutions."
"The Downtime” tells the parallel stories of how an unhappy man and the girlfriend he breaks up with deal with loneliness over the course of a weekend. Brandon returns to his hometown in an attempt to relive his youth, while Sara takes a more introspective approach. Steven McMillan directed and wrote the film.