You are invited to a special free screening of the new HBO documentary ?American Winter.? Directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmakers Joe and Harry Gantz (?Taxicab Confessions? and ?The Defenders?), ?American Winter? follows the personal stories of eight families struggling in the wake of the economic downturn. Shot over the winter of 2011-12 in Portland, Ore., this powerful film reveals the human impact of budget cuts to social services, rising poverty and economic inequality, and the fracturing of the American Dream. Co-director Joe Gantz is the special guest. Following the film, local experts will talk about how these themes are relevant to our community.
Co-sponsored by Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry's Faith & Family Homelessness Project, as well as Seattle University?s Project on Family Homelessness, with the Washington State Budget & Policy Center and Working Washington, in partnership with about a dozen non-profit organizations.
Tuesday, June 18? |? 6:30pm? |? SIFF Cinema Uptown
Free Tickets Required: americanwinterseattle.eventbrite.com
More about the film: americanwinterfilm.com