Date(s) & Time(s)::
October 25, 2012
Location: Burchfield Penney Art Center Auditorium
Phone: (716) 878-6011
This feature-length documentary film follows the public outcry in 2011 against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s controversial budget-repair bill, focusing on the story behind a remarkably popular uprising. At a time when mass demonstrations have become increasingly rare in America, the film explores what it takes to spark a social movement. Director Amie Williams, who has won numerous awards for her films, is the co-founder of Global Girl Media, a non-profit that trains underserved teenage girls in new media journalism. We are Wisconsin is part of Consider the Alternatives film series. This event is free and open to the public.