This is a guest blog from Working Films, originally posted here. New screenings could be added after this guest post is published so check the original post for the most up to date info. SACE is excited to partner with Working Films and several allies on the Asheville, NC screening on Jan. 25th. See Facebook event page for more details on this specific screening.
North Carolina – once a beacon of light and generosity in a sea of red state reactionary politics – is now one of the most regressive and intentionally belligerent states in the union. The new documentary Democracy for Sale, featuring NC native Zach Galifianakis, uncovers the role that money has played in this shift and offers a lesson for the rest of the nation.
We’re thrilled to be partnering with Appalachian Voices, Democracy NC, The NC NAACP, and many others to organize more than a dozen screenings across North Carolina to inform and mobilize residents to demand campaign finance reform, environmental protection, and an end to racist gerrymandering.
Check out the schedule of dates and cities below.
Monday January 23rd at 7pm – Cullowhee
A K Hinds University Center – WCU
Room 210, Memorial Dr.
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Hosted by: Student Democracy Coalition.
Tuesday January 24th at 7pm – Walnut Cove
915 Windmill St.
Walnut Cove, NC 27052
Hosted by: Appalachian Voices.
Wednesday January 25th at 7pm – Asheville [RSVP on Facebook]
The Grail Moviehouse
45 S French Broad Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801
Hosted by: Buncombe County NAACP, Clean Water for NC, Democracy NC, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, and Southern Environmental Law Center.
Thursday January 26th at 7pm – Bakersville
The Old Courthouse
11 N Mitchell Ave.
Bakersville, NC 28705
Hosted by: Yancey Mitchell NAACP.
Tuesday January 31st at 7pm – Fayetteville
Cameo Art House Theatre
225 Hay St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Hosted by: The Fayetteville Branch NAACP.
Wednesday February 1st at 7pm – Wilmington
The Cameron Art Museum
3201 S 17th St.
Wilmington, NC 28412
Hosted by: New Hanover County NAACP.
Friday February 3rd at 7pm – Chapel Hill
Church of Reconciliation
110 N Elliott Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Hosted by: Southern Environmental Law Center, Church of Reconciliation Justice and Peace Committee, and Raging Grannies.
Additional screenings are being scheduled in Charlotte, Goldsboro, Greensboro, Greenville, New Bern, Pembroke, and Winston Salem. If your city isn’t on the list and you’d like to bring Democracy for Sale to your town, contact Andy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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