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Knock Down the House: Free Admission

Friday, January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free Admission – Reserve Your Ticket Today!
In addition to the film “Knock Down the House”, voter registration and pre & post-screening poster making will be occurring in the SCA lobby on January 17th, leading up to the Women’s March on January 18th.

At a moment of historic volatility in American politics, these four women decide to fight back, setting themselves on a journey that will change their lives and their country forever.

When tragedy struck her family in the midst of the financial crisis, Bronx-born Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had to work double shifts in a restaurant to save her home from foreclosure. After losing a loved one to a preventable medical condition, Amy Vilela didn’t know what to do with the anger she felt about America’s broken health care system. Cori Bush was drawn into the streets when the police shooting of an unarmed black man brought protests and tanks into her neighborhood. Paula Jean Swearengin was fed up with watching her friends and family suffer and die from the environmental effects of the coal industry.

At a moment of historic volatility in American politics, these four women decide to fight back, setting themselves on a journey that will change their lives and their country forever. Without political experience or corporate money, they build a movement of insurgent candidates challenging powerful incumbents in Congress. Their efforts result in a legendary upset.

Real to Reel Series sponsored by Andy Knight & Beau Gratzer

Knock Down the House sponsored by Amazwi / Wally Petersen & Mike Tischleder, Glenna DeJong & Marsha Caspar, Bobbie & Bob Gaunt, Garnet Lewis & Vicky Cobb, Susan Reck

Details

Date:
Friday, January 17
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/542939953214968/

Venue

Saugatuck Center for the Arts
400 Culver Street
Saugatuck, MI 49453 United States
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Phone:
2698572399
Website:
sc4a.org