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LWVIN-Film Series "Voter Suppression and Gerrymandering" 7:30pm EST

When:
Thursday, February 4, 2021, 7:30 PM until 9:00 PM
Where:
Zoom Virtual Meeting


Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Teresa Basey
Category:
Public Event
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only

  


LWV Muncie-Delaware County in conjunction with LWV Indiana
Presents a Documentary Film Series with Panelists and Q&A

on Voter Suppression, Gerrymandering, and the Need for Redistricting Reform



First Film: 

Thursday, Jan 28, 7:30-9:00 p.m. EST

Suppressed: The Fight to Vote by Robert Greenwald




 

Produced by Brave New Films, this 35-minute documentary chronicles the 2018 midterm election in Georgia where people faced polling place closures, voter purges, missing absentee ballots and extreme wait times —disproportionately preventing students and people of color from voting.

Panelists:
Sarah Ferraro (election official, Calumet LWV)
Olisa Humes (President of NAACP chapter, Columbus, IN)  

No charge.

Click here to register on Zoom (or button above right) 
You will be given the option to register for all three events in this series, if you like.

Click here to see information about this 3-film series

 



Second Film: 

Thursday, February 4, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Uncivil War: U.S. Elections Under Siege

 



Uncivil War: U.S. Elections Under Siege

Produced & directed by Indiana native Tom Glynn

This 45-minute documentary exposes the web of threats facing our elections today. The film includes a segment on Indiana’s fight to reform redistricting, featuring interviews with Common Cause’s Julia Vaughn and Debbie Asberry of the Indiana League of Women Voters, co-founders of All IN for Democracy, Indiana’s Coalition for Redistricting Reform.


PANELISTS: 

Sheila Kennedy (Professor of Law and Policy, School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI)Paul Helmke (Former Ft. Wayne Mayor, now Director of the Civic Leaders Center at IU).Peggy Welch (IN State Rep. gerrymandered out of her district in 2011)



Third Film: 

Thursday, February 11, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Line in the Street



Created by film makers Robert and Rachel Millman. 

This award-winning film on gerrymander reform is about citizen activists and a landmark win for voting rights in the 2018 Pennsylvania Supreme Court case, League of Women Voters Pennsylvania v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This first of its kind lawsuit held that partisan gerrymandering violated Pennsylvania's State Constitution, irrespective of federal law, or federal courts.


PANELISTS: 

Jesse Kharbanda (Executive Director, Hoosier Environmental Council)Jennifer McCormick (Former IN State Superintendent of Public Instruction)

Robert Millman (Film maker, Line in the Street)