Marywood University to Host Open House andĀ Free Screening of the Award-Winning Documentary “Kids for Cash”


SCRANTON, PA (October 14, 2016)-Marywood University’s communication arts department, in collaboration with the electronic storytelling and documentary production class, will host a free screening of the award-winning documentary, Kids for Cash, on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 7 p.m., in the Latour Room in the Nazareth Student Center.


Director and producer of the documentary, Robert May, will be the special guest and will give a talk following the screening. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Mr. May at the event. Kids for Cash tells the story of a once-respected Luzerne County judge who received kickbacks for sending juvenile offenders to prison, despite committing only minor infractions of the law. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.


Additionally, the documentary screening will be preceded by an open house of the new Center for Communication Arts, which is located on the terrace level of the Learning Commons. Doors will be open from 5:30-6:30 p.m.


For additional information, please contact Lindsey Wotanis, associate professor of communication arts at Marywood University, at, or call (570) 348-6211, ext. 2576.