WHEN: Tuesday, November 14th, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Milwaukee Central Library
814 W Wisconsin Ave, Community Room 1
“America is about to be Wisconsinized.”
–Paul Buhle, historian
With Wisconsin activists gearing up for next year’s election and the Supreme Court set to hear Janus vs AFSCME – a case which could eliminate public sector union dues nationwide – there is no better time to revisit our historic 2011 protests!
The latest film about the iconic 2011 Wisconsin labor protests, Divided We Fall, screened at the Wisconsin Film Fest, the Reel Work labor film fest, and Laborfest in San Francisco this year. Now activists in Milwaukee can see it free at the central library! Director Katherine Acosta will be available for Q and A and DVDs of the film offered for sale following the screening.
Check out our website and see a trailer here:
Join us to relive the exhilaration and positive energy we generated campaigning together back in 2011, take a sober look at our strengths and weaknesses, and return to organizing invigorated and ready to strategize victory this time!
First-time filmmaker Katherine Acosta goes beyond the iconic images of the protests to ask organizers a simple question: What went wrong? —Rob Thomas, Capitol Times
Weaving citizens’ videos with numerous interviews, the film offers new information, revealing what happened behind the scenes… This film will be studied by future historians. — Esty Dinur, The Isthmus
By far the best representation of the occupation and uprising that I’ve read/seen/heard. I loved it. — Harriet Rowan, capitol occupation organizer
Read reviews and director interviews here:
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