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OneWatch: Home

What is OneWatch?

Sponsored by the University of Iowa Council on Disability Awareness, OneWatch seeks to engage the campus community in conversations related to disability and disability awareness, based on a common film experience. Similar to One Community, One Book programs, community members will view the selected title on their own and come together to discuss the film/series and the broader themes and any questions that may arise.

The selection for Spring 2019 is Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot 


John Callahan has a lust for life, a talent for off-color jokes, and a drinking problem. When an all-night bender ends in a catastrophic car accident, the last thing he intends to do is give up drinking. But when he reluctantly enters treatment —with encouragement from his girlfriend (Rooney Mara) and a charismatic sponsor (Jonah Hill) —Callahan discovers a gift for drawing edgy, irreverent newspaper cartoons that develop an international following and grant him a new lease on life.


Based on a true story, this poignant, insightful and often funny drama about the healing power of art is adapted from Callahan's autobiography.


Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, and Rooney Mara

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

OneWatch Selections

  • 2019 - Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
  • 2018 - Atypical
  • 2017 - Theory of Everything


OneWatch logo designed by Donald Baxter. Copyright retained by University of Iowa Council on Disability Awareness. 

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot - Official Trailer

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot (2018)

  • Available through Swank Digital Campus (requires HawkID and password)
    Non UI patrons
  • Streaming on Amazon Prime (requires subscription) - Non UI patrons
  • Available for purchase/rent on Google Play
  • Available for purchase/rent on VUDU
  • Available for purchase/rent on iTunes

Audio descriptions and captioning options available

1 hour, 55 min

Disability in the Modern World

Janalyn Moss

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Janalyn Moss
The University of Iowa Libraries
100 Main Library
Iowa City, IA 52242