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© 2019 American Issues Initiative.

PAST Screenings

2018 SELECTED SCREENINGS

 

OCT 9 - JESSE UNRUH INSTITUTE OF POLITICS, USC – Los Angeles, CA  

PANEL:

Danielle Cendejas, Sr. VP, The Strategy Group

Christian Grose, Prof. of Political Science, USC

Robert Shrum, Director, Jesse Unruh Institute.

Tim Smith, Rigged

 

OCT 17 - ACLU OF TN SCREENING – Belcourt Theatre, Nashville, TN

SPEAKER:  

Tim Smith, Rigged

 

NOV 2 - NYU LAW SCHOOL SCREENING – NYC, NY 

SPONSORED BY:  

Brennan Center for Justice

SPEAKER:  

Jeffrey Wright

PANEL:

Myrna Perez, Dir. Of Voting Rights, Brennan Center for Justice

Mac Heller, Rigged

 

 

 

2019 SELECTED SCREENINGS

 

FEB 13th – STATE INFRASTRUCTURE FUND CONFERENCE - Savannah, GA

SPEAKER: 

Geri Mannion, Dir., US Democracy & Special Opportunities Fund, Carnegie Corp. 

 

FEB  27th - NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE FUND SCREENING – Washington, DC

SPEAKERS:  

Congressman John Sarbanes

Congresswoman Terri Sewell

PANEL:

Leigh Chapman, Dir of Voting Rights, Leadership Conf. for Civil Rights

Terry Ao Minis, Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Andrea Senteno, Mexican Amer. Legal Defense & Education Fund

MODERATOR:  

Sherrilyn Iffil, Pres, NAACP LDF

APR 8th - NY BAR ASSOC. – NY, NYC

PANEL:

Shu Ohno, Voting Rights Initiative, Advancement Project

Mac Heller, Rigged

 

APR 15th - GEORGETOWN LAW SCHOOL – Washington, DC

SPONSORED BY: 

Lawyers Committee and Campaign Legal Center

PANEL:

Kristen Clarke, Exec. Dir., Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights

Aderson Francois, Prof of Law, Georgetown Law School, and Dir., Civil Rights Clinic & Voting Rights Institute

Sam Levine, Voting Rights correspondent, Huffington Post

MODERATOR:

Gerry Hebert, Voting Rights Sr. Counsel, Campaign Legal Center

 

MAY 22 - WASHINGTON UNIV. – St. Louis, MO

PANEL:

Vicki Washington, Fmr. AVP, Univ. of Wisconsin System

Nimrod Chapel, Pres. Mo. Chapter, NAACP

Denise Lieberman, Sr. Attorney, Advancement Project

Rev. Casandra Gould, Exec. Dir, Missouri Faith Voices

MODERATOR:

Gena McClendon, Dir. Voter Access & Engagement Initiative, Ctr for Social Development

 

MAY 21 - HARVARD CLUB – NYC, NY

SPEAKER:

Michael Waldman, Exec. Director, Brennan Center for Justice

 

JUN 4 - COMMITTEE ON STATES – Boise, ID

PANEL:

Alison Riggs, Chief Counsel, Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Chiraag Bains, Dir. Of Legal Strategies, Demos

Mac Heller, Rigged

 

JUL 5 – ESSENCE FESTIVAL – New Orleans, LA

SPEAKERS:

Angela Rye & Kristi Henderson, 2fifty-seven Group  

 

JUL  11 – NETROOTS NATION – Philadelphia, PA 

PANEL:

Naila Awan, Sr. Counsel, Demos

William Cobb, ACLU Campaign for Smart Justice

MODERATOR:

Mac Heller, Rigged

 

AUG 7  – AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL – Martha’s Vineyard, MA

SPONSOR:

Advancement Project

PANEL:

Valerie Jarrett, Sr. Advisor to Pres. Obama 

Judy Browne Dianis, Exec. Dir., Advancement Project

Mac Heller, Rigged

MODERATOR:

April Ryan, CNN

 

AUG 10 – National Assoc. of Black Journalists – Miami, FL

SPEAKER:  

Jacque Reid, WNBC TV

 

SEP 12 – ROBERT BYRD CENTER FOR CONGRESSIONAL HISTORY – Shepherdstown, WV

PANEL:

Gerry Hebert, Campaign Legal Center;

Mac Warner, Sec. of State, WVA;

Tim Smith, Rigged

MODERATOR:

James Wyatt, Dir. Robert Byrd Center

 

SEP 13 – CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCREENING – Washington, DC

SPEAKER: 

Veleter Mazyck, Chief of Staff, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge   

 

SEP 15 – NEWBURYPORT DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL – Newburyport, MA – OFFICIAL SELECTION

 

SEP 21 – GLOBAL PEACE FILM FESTIVAL – Orlando, FL – OFFICIAL SELECTION

 

SEP 25 – UCARE (The Ursinus College Center for Advocacy, Responsibility and Engagement) – Collegeville, PA

 

SEP 25 – MILTON THEATRE – MILTON, DE

 

SEP 28 – FREMONT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY – Lander, WY

 

SEP 30 – FRANKLIN COUNTY MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION – Bunn, NC

 

OCT 1 - CENTER FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY - St. Louis, MO

PANEL:

Wesley Bell, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney

Denise Lieberman, Sr. Counsel, Advancement Project

 

OCT 1 – SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR LAW SCHOOL (ARIZONA STATE UNIV) – Phoenix, AZ

PANEL:

Justin Weinstein-Tull, Assoc Prof of Constitutional Law, ASU

Joshua Sellers, Assoc. Prof. of Election Law, ASU

Sarah Gonski, Attorney, Perkins Coie

Mac Heller, Rigged

 

OCT 1 – JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY – Baltimore MD

SPEAKER: 

Congressman John Sarbanes

PANEL:

Nathan Connolly, Herbert Baxter Adams Assoc. Prof. of History, JHU

Stuart Schrader, Assistant Dir. of the Program in Racism, Immigration and Citizenship, JHU

Tim Smith, Rigged

MODERATOR:

Dr. Meredith Ward, Director of the Film & Media Studies Program. JHU

 

 

OCT 3 – COLUMBIA INDIVISBLE SCREENING, Hudson NY – Basilica Hudson Theatre.  

PANEL:

Tom Gerety, Prof of Law, NYU, Fmr. Exec. Dir., Brennan Center

Tim Smith, Rigged

MODERATOR:

Harry Franklin, Indivisible, Columbia County

 

OCT 4 – HOUSATONIC MUSEUM OF ART – Bridgeport, CT 

SPEAKER:

Tim Smith, Rigged

 

OCT 5 - Fathers United to Raise Awareness and Union Memorial U. Meth. Church – St. Louis, MO

 

OCT 6 – THE LOFT LA AT WESTWOOD UMC – Los Angeles, CA

 

OCT 7 – ACLU-PA (South Central Chapter) – Lancaster, PA

 

OCT 9 – AWARENESS FILM FESTIVAL, Los Angeles, CA – OFFICIAL SELECTION

 

OCT 9 – CARLETON COLLEGE –– Northfield, MN

PANEL:

John Fund, Columnist, National Review & Author: Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy

Tim Smith, Rigged

MODERATOR:

Prof. Dev Gupta, Chair, Dept. of Political Science

 

OCT 10 – SOCIAL JUSTICE FILM FESTIVAL, Seattle, WA – OFFICIAL SELECTION

 

OCT 11 – BETHEL-BETHANY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (THE COMMUNITY HOUSE) – Milwaukee, WI

 

OCT 11 – METROPOLITAN BAPTIST CHURCH – Upper Marlboro, MD

 

OCT 12 – LOUISVILLE INTER. FILM FESTIVAL – Louisville, KY – OFFICIAL SELECTION

 

OCT 12 – INDIGO FILM FESTIVAL – Fayetteville, NC – Official Selection & WINNER, Best Documentary

PANEL:

Tomas Lopez, Exec. Dir Democracy NC

Rick Glazier, Exec. Director, NC Justice

Tim Smith, Rigged

 

OCT 12 – SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF WEST SHORE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH – Rocky River, OH

 

OCT 15 – MINNESOTA STATE COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE – Fergus Falls, MN

 

OCT 17 – BROWN UNIV. – Howard Swearer Ctr for Public Service – Providence, RI   

PANEL:

Richard Arenberg, Senior Fellow Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Marcela Betancur, Director of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University

Tim Smith, Rigged

 

OCT 17 – THE CITY OF ATLANTA OFFICE OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS ELEVATE – Atlanta, GA

 

OCT 18 – NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL CONFERENCE – Memphis TN

SPEAKER:

Kristi Henderson, 2fifty-seven Group 

OCT 19 – MICHIGAN STATE VOICES SUMMIT – Lansing, MI

PANEL:
Mark Brewer, Former Chair, Michigan Democratic Party

Kim Hunter, Engage Michigan

Tim Smith, Rigged

 

OCT 24 – STANFORD LAW SCHOOL – Palo Alto, CA

PANEL

Megan Ray, Chair, ACLU Northern Calif.

Jennifer Cryer, PhD Candidate, American History, Stanford

Cameron Gregory DeHart, PhD candidate, Political Science, Stanford

Mac Heller, Rigged

 

OCT 25 – MOVIES THAT MATTER – Beacon, NY

 

OCT 30 – CARDOZO LAW SCHOOL – New York, NY

PANEL:

John Cusick, attorney, NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Matthew Seligman, Visiting Prof., Cardozo Law School

Tim Smith, Rigged

 

OCT 30 – UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF THE SOUTH HILLS – Pittsburgh, PA

 

OCT 30 – UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI LAW SCHOOL PUBLIC INTEREST LEADERSHIP BOARD – Coral Gables, FL

 

NOV 1 – HARTFORD CT SCREENING w/ mayoral candidates

SPEAKER:

Michael Kasino, Rigged

 

NOV 2 -- HARTFORD CT SCREENING – Charter Oak Cultural Center

 

NOV 2 – COUNTER NARRATIVE PROJECT – Atlanta, GA 

NOV 4 – HOWARD BAKER CENTER FOR PUBLIC POLICY – Knoxville, TN

PANEL:

State Rep. Gloria Johnson

Prof. Mary Evins, Middle Tennessee State Univ.

Tim Smith, Rigged

 

NOV 5 – FAITH IN ACTION – Washington, DC

 

NOV 5 – KOOTASCA COMMUNITY ACTION – Grand Rapids, MN

 

NOV 7 – HANNAH ARENDT CENTER FOR POLITICS AND HUMANITIES AT BARD COLLEGE – Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

PANEL:

John Faso, Former US Congressman
Tim Smith, Rigged

MODERATOR: 

Roger Berkowitz, Academic Director Hannah Arendt Center for Politics & Humanities

 

NOV 10 – KANSAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Overland Park, KS  - OFFICIAL SELECTION

 

NOV 12 – FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW - Tallahassee, FL  

PANEL:

Bob Rackelff, Big Bend Voting Rights Project

Brad Ashwell, Florida Director, All Voting Is Local

Rev. Willie Whiting, Purged 2000 Voter in Florida

Tim Smith, Rigged

 

NOV 13 – THE ROLLINS COLLEGE DEMOCRACY PROJECT – Winter Park, FL

NOV 14 – HARVARD UNIVERSITY – Cambridge, MA. 

SPONSORED BY:

Hutchins Ctr for African American Research

Center for the Legal Profession at Harvard Law School

Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice

PANEL:

Randell Kennedy, Professor, Harvard Law School

David Wilkins, Professor, Harvard Law School

Mac Heller, Rigged

 

NOV 20 – WISCONSIN LEGISLATURE SCREENING – Madison, WI

SPONSORED BY:

State Sen. David Hansen & State Rep. Robyn Vining

PANEL:

Sen. David Hansen

Rep. Shelia Stubbs

Doug Poland, election law attorney

Ken Mayer, Prof. of Political Science, Univ. of Wisconsin

 

DEC 4 -  SUNY DOWNSTATE - Brooklyn, NY

SPONSORED BY:

Unified Political Association

Brooklyn Young Democrats

Shirley Chisholm Democratic Club

New Kings Democrats. 

 

DEC 6 – COUNCIL ON GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS LAWS, Annual Convention, Chicago, IL

Mac Heller plenary speech and video presentation