Americans in Struggle Film • Series 2017 Season • Tuesdays at 6 PM • 112 N. Broad St. 2nd Fl.
Films that document the struggles of Americans to win a just society! • Refreshments from 5:30 PM
9/12- Fix it- Health Care at a Tipping Point– Documentary about the incredible drain in time and money that our multi-payer healthcare insurance causes on our system, advocating a single payer approach to health care.
9/26- A Class Apart- The little-known story of a band of underdog Latino lawyers who took a case all the way to the Supreme Court, where they successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Latinos. Part of Hispanic Heritage Month.
10/10- 13th – The journey from the end of slavery (13th Amendment) to the horrors of mass incarceration and the sprawling American prison industry
10/24- We have a Plan- With amazing parallels to the Bernie Sanders campaign, this is the story of socialist and author Upton Sinclair’s run for Governor of California during the Great Depression
11/7- The Time Has Come- A new sound sweeps over the Civil Rights movement as the call for Black Power emerges during a great march in Mississippi focusing on Dr. King and young Stokley Carmichael.
11/21 Mine Wars- The largest armed insurrection since the Civil War took place in WVA in the 1920s as miners fought to unionize and protect their families.
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