DAUK Film Screenings: Season 2012-2018
Our last Film Night in April was a Conversation with Lynn Novick, co-producer of the PBS series The Vietnam War.
On March 16 we held a screening and discussion of Dolores. The Film Night was produced in collaboration with the DAUK Women's Caucus and the Identities Group of the Policy Network and Resolutions Committee.
Who is Dolores Huerta? What did she achieve? Come to the Film Night .
Our last Film Night on December 8, was the screening of Leonardo Di Caprio's Before the Flood, with the after-screening discussion led by Wen-Wen Lindroth, Co-Chair of the DAUK Policy Network and Chair of its Economics group.
For more information about the film and the issues it addresses, go here
Season 2016 - 2017
Our last Film Night in May was a screening of The Brainwashing of My Dad
After screening discussion led by Professor Charlie Beckett, Director of Polis, at the London School of Economics and Karin Robinson, social media strategist and DAUK Executive Committee member.
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Our March Film Night was a screening of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy with its director Greg Palast as our after-screening speaker. Go here for more information
We screened The Choice 2016 on October 7. Go here for more details.
Season 2015- 2016
Film Night on June 24th was a screening of the PBS documentary Two American Famiiles, followed by an after-screening discussion led by Professor Peter Kingstone and Dr Antoine Rogers. For more details, go here.
Our March screening was a preview of the final episode – The Arc of History - of Inside Obama's White House, the BBC Two four part series produced by the Brook-Lapping team of highly acclaimed, award-winning documentary filmmakers: Norma Percy, Paul Mitchell and Mick Gold. Details are here.
On June 24 we screened Two American Families (2013) - a PBS Frontline production in which Bill Moyers documents the lives of two Milwaukee working class families from 1992 to 2012 as they confront the impact of de-industrialization and globalization on the local economy. While their stories are the focus, Moyers locates their situation in the local and national economic context.
On November 20 we screened Citizenfour with a post-screening panel head-lined by Ewen MacAskill, the Guardian Intelligence and Security correspondent who played a pivotal role in the publication of Edward Snowden's disclosures of the NSA surveillance activities and Robert Carolina, . Details here
2014 - 2015
We screened the Case Against 8 on June 23rd 2015. Details are here.
1964 (PBS) was screened on April 10 2015, Details here
Film Screenings: 2013 -2014
We kicked off our 2013 -2014 screening with PBS America's JFK on November 15. Details here
Season 2012 -2013
In May we screened The House I Live In and held a Skype Q and A with the Director Eugene Jarecki
In March we screened We're Not Broke followed by a discussion led by John Christensen, Director of the Tax Justice Network and DAUK member Carol Moore.
Suppressing the Vote
A selection of previous screenings
The Flaw with a Q and A session with director David Sington.
Inside Job with a panel drawn from DAUK members
Films under consideration for screening:
Two American Families (2013) Bill Moyers. PBS Frontline
Disclaimer: The screening of these films does not constitute an endorsement or promotion of the film, nor of any views expressed therein or any association with The Film Committee, DAUK, Democrats Abroad or the Democratic Party. Screenings are solely conceived as educational activities: offering an opportunity for members to discuss issues.
Links to other organizations or publications imply neither endorsement of their policies nor any association with the Democratic Party or Democrats Abroad - UK.