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Film: As Goes Janesville
October 28, 2012 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
America’s middle class is dwindling, and the debate over how to save it is nowhere fiercer than in the normally tranquil state of Wisconsin. In Janesville, as jobs disappear and families are stretched to their breaking point, citizens and politicians are embroiled in an ideological battle about how to turn things around.
The film is 60 minutes and a will be followed by a Q & A with Dean Baker, Economist and Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
Please register here.
Presented by: ITVS, WHUT, Washington DCJCC, Busboys and Poets, Center for Social Media at American University, Institute for Policy Studies.
Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series, featuring sneak peeks of films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. In over 65 cities nationwide, screenings are followed by lively panel discussions that bring together citizens, organizations and public television stations to encourage dialogue and action around important and timely social issues.
Community Cinema [DC] hosts screenings each month (from October to June) at Busboys and Poets and the Washington DC Jewish Community Center. ITVS also hosts special premieres and events in Washington, DC throughout the year. Click here for more information.