Harry Westergaard is a native of Coralville, Iowa, and has been an active moviegoer at FilmScene since high school. After enrolling at the University of Iowa to double major in cinema and English, he joined the Bijou at his first opportunity, and has proven to be a bright spot among the Bijou board members ever since. Harry has been selected as the recipient for the 2020 -2021, Sean Wu Memorial Scholarship “Outstanding Bijou Staffer” because of his thoughtful, kind, curious personality, as well as his eagerness to talk about movies at every chance. In addition, he consistently shares his passion for arthouse cinema by regularly introducing new people to FilmScene.
As a first year student, the Bijou Film Board and FilmScene look forward to several more years of having Harry share his skills, dedication and leadership in furthering the work of providing great cinema to the University of Iowa and the surrounding communities.