When a handful of West Virginia residents discover DuPont has been pumping its poisonous Teflon chemical into the air and public water supply of more than 70,000 people, they file one of the largest class action lawsuits in the history of environmental law. As the citizens of Parkersburg rise up against [...]
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Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and The NRA tells the stories of how guns, and the billions made off of them, affect the lives of everyday Americans. It features personal stories from people across the country who have been affected by gun violence, including survivors and victims' families. The film exposes how the powerful [...]
Making a Killing * Feb 6th * Wildish Theater * 6pm
In a place torn by conflict, where the idea of peace has been abandoned, an energy of determined optimism emerges when someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand for the dream of a free and secure world. Who will stand with them? DISTURBING THE PEACE follows former enemy [...]
Disturbing the Peace * Jan. 2nd * Wildish Theater * 6pm
Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma Lopez unites his undocumented immigrant coworkers to fight abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain. The epic power struggle that ensues turns a single city block into a battlefield in America’s new wage wars. Nominated for the 2017 News & Documentary Emmy, Outstanding Business & Economic [...]
The Hand that Feeds * Dec. 6th * Church of Destiny * 6pm
A filmmaker examines the rise of right-wing media through the lens of her father, whose immersion in it radicalized him and rocked the foundation of their family. She discovers this political phenomenon recurring in living rooms everywhere, and reveals the consequences conservative media has had on families and a nation. [...]