Films for Democracy Panel

Films for Democracy Panel

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Over the last four years the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan has screened many impactful films related to our democracy. As we approach the 2020 Election, join us for a conversation with the filmmakers of some of the powerful community-focused movies from 2020 and hear about the impact the films have made. Register for the panel here.

Panelists include Hillary Bachelder, director of Represent, filmmakers of The Antidote, and Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortes, directors of All In: The Fight for Democracy.

All In: The Fight for Democracy
Dir. Liz Garbus, Lisa Cortes | 2020 | 102 min
All In: The Fight for Democracy examines the issue of voter suppression in the US. The film interweaves personal experiences with activism and historical insight to expose a problem that has corrupted our country from the beginning.
Watch the film on Amazon Prime here.

The Antidote
Dir. Kahane Cooperman, John Hoffman | 2020 | 102 min
Made in response to the times we are living in, THE ANTIDOTE is a feature documentary that weaves together stories of kindness, decency, and the power of community in America.
Rent the film here.

Dir. Hillary Bachelder | 2020 | 93 min
Equal parts personal and political, REPRESENT follows three women on both sides of the aisle who share the singular goal of improving their community through public service.
Rent the film here.

While this event is free, we hope you will consider supporting the Carole Zabar Center for Film with a donation. We are working hard to ensure that our Fall offerings continue to be accessible to all and inspire our community during a time when we need it most. We are only able to do this with your support. Suggested donation: $10. Donate here.

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