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Here’s to Flint
October 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The inside story of how local residents, journalists, and scientists organized to uncover the water contamination crisis that has sparked a national debate about the impacts of austerity and infrastructure decline in the USA.
Sponsored by the Washington State Labor Council.
(Kate Levy, 45 min, USA)
General Admission: $10 | Senior/Student/Low-Income: $7 | BUY TICKETS
The media called it a riot, but on the streets of Baltimore they call it an uprising. The police murder of Freddie Gray ignited mass protests that have been called Black Spring. But in working class Black communities across the city, the issues go beyond police violence.
(Jordan Flaherty, 20 min, USA)
While the national news media has been covering the Flint water crisis from the governmental point of view, From Flint takes the viewer inside the city to uncover this incident through the first-hand stories of residents and activists.
(Elise Conklin, 25 min, USA)