Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (Evening)
TIME: Bar opens at 6:00pm. Introduction 6:30pm, followed by Film Screening at 7:00pm, Discussion Q & A at 8:30pm.
TYPE: Film Reception & Screening
Learn how social changes happens, meet and hear from renowned organizer and activist Heather Booth, and see the new documentary about her life and work Heather Booth: Changing the World.
Heather Booth is the most influential person you never heard of. The newest film by critically acclaimed filmmaker Lilly Rivlin, HEATHERBOOTH: CHANGING THE WORLD is an inspiring look at how social change happens.
Booth, a renowned organizer and activist, began her remarkable career at the height of the Civil Rights movement. Through her life and work this inspiring film explores many of the most pivotal moments in progressive movements that altered our history over the last fifty years: from her involvement with Fannie Lou Hamer and the Freedom Summer Project, to her founding of the JANE Underground in 1964, to her personal relationships with respected leaders such as Julian Bond and Senator Elizabeth Warren.
HEATHER BOOTH: CHANGING THE WORLD blends interviews from close friends, clients, political colleagues and current Midwest Academy students to explore Heather’s legacy in progressive politics and organizing.
Stay after the film for a discussion with subject Heather Booth.
PRICE: $15 Members; $20 Non-members. Includes hors d’oeuvres. Cash Bar.