Black screen with white text. Text reads: Movington.
An IU bus drives on campus. An intersection with traffic is seen.
Students are seen walking and rolling skating by Showalter Fountain on campus.
Trees on campus are pictured swaying in the wind.
Students cross the street in front of Kirkwood.
An intersection is seen.
A student flips on a skateboard at night near the library.
Film screens in reverse.
Students walk off of the bus.
Closeups of students’ legs as they walk are pictured.
Students walk on campus.
Students roller skate near Showalter Fountain.
FIlm screens in reverse.
Cars drive on campus.
Students exit a bus.
A student skateboards in a parking garage.
Each scene is shown in reverse, with vehicles moving backward.
Screen shows trees on campus near the Campus River.
Ballantine is pictured.
Closeup of a student skateboarding.
Black screen with white text. Text reads: Filmed/directed/edited by Avalon Husain, Mokhina Alimova, Zachary Cook & special thanks to the movers and shakers of Bloomington, IN.
“Normal Life” is the story of the COVID-19 pandemic, retold through the perspective of students at IU. Before the pandemic, in the midst of lockdown and moving forward — these people tell the story of perseverance toward a new normal.