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Mon, Aug 31


Documentary film: Rigged

Documentary movie: Rigged

Between 2016 and 2018, over 17 million names were purged from voter rolls across the United States. Is your registration safe?

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Aug 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

Documentary film: Rigged

About the event

We will watch the documentary, Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook.

We are joining with the Bronx/Westchester SIster District chapter to raise funds for Deb Ciamacca and Jonathan Kassa, State Representative candidates from PA.  Zoom link upon RSVP.  

RIGGED:The Voter Suppression Playbook is an award-winning documentary that exposes the nefarious tactics used to suppress the vote and serves to spark discussion on the actions needed to protect our democracy. Shot principally during the 2016 election, the film tracks a systematic, decade-long effort to reverse the impact of the growing demographic tide of non-white and younger voters who helped elect President Barack Obama in 2008. It details a variety of voter suppression “plays,” or tactics, ranging from the purging of voting rolls and passing of new, restrictive voter ID laws to gerrymandering and voter intimidation. The film includes revealing interviews with Republican strategists detailing how the voter suppression game is played as well as cogent insights from leading voting rights advocates, law professors and Democratic strategists. It is narrated by Tony & Emmy award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright.

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