Screenings & Conferences

Screenings and Conference presentations of Light Years  (private screenings only until distribution secured)

Claire Panke
Creative Longevity and Wisdom Doctoral Concentration
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Revolutionize! Retirement Speaker Series, hosted by Dori Mintzer

August 24, 2021

Light Years: Intergenerational Stories of Resilience, Creativity and Meaning in Later Life

Private online interview with Q&A following

Guest Speaker 

Fielding Graduate University Creative Longevity & Wisdom Doctoral Studies

with Professor Connie Corley, PhD.

August 4, 2021

Q&A with doctoral graduate students following at-home private screening

Generations United International Conference

June 17, 2021

Light Years: Intergenerational Stories of Resilience, Creativity, and Meaning in Later Life

Presentation about Light Years, with selected clips shown.

THIRD ACTion Film Festival Monthly Screening Series Selection

April 14, 2021

Private screening with the very engaged THIRD ACTion audience with a wonderful online Q&A session afterwards.

Moderated by Mitzi Murray, Founder and Executive Director of THIRD ACTion, Calgary, Canada

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WCC screening

American Society on Aging Conference

April 9, 2021

Light Years as an example of positive media focus on aging, as part of presentation: Media Images of Aging: Impact on Culture, Self-Image, and Resilience

Presented by Claire Marie Panke and Connie Corley, PhD

Encore.Org Private Screening and Q&A with Director, Cast and Family Members

January 29, 2021

Lively, engaged Q&A following private screening hosted by, an innovative organization nurturing encore careers and intergenerational connections.

Moderated by Encore Fellow/writer/journalist Isabel González Whitaker

Private Donors Screening

Aegis Senior Living @ Rodgers Park, Seattle, Washington

February 8, 2020

Special donors for individual donors who helped get the film made!

Private Screening for Friends & Family of Dee / 97th Birthday Celebration

Westchester Community College, Peekskill NY

December 14, 2019



Cantor Film Center @ NYU, New York, NY 

December 6, 2019

Private Screening for Family, Friends and Donors


Fordham University @ Lincoln Center, New York, NY

October 21, 2019

Private screening for Family, Friends and Donors