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Screening  |  BEYOND BOUNDARIES: Knock Down the House

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 7–9 pm

3/5/20 Thursday 7 pm    Cosponsored with UB Global Gender and Sexuality Studies   

Knock Down the House, 2019 Directed by Rachel Lears, 86 minutes

This documentary follows four progressive, female Democrats as they run for Congress in the 2018 midterm elections: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Amy Vilela of Nevada, Cori Bush of Missouri, and Paula Jean Swearengin of West Virginia. Vilela, Bush, and Swearengin lost in the primary round, but Ocasio-Cortez won the election.

This is a free event.

This Beyond Boundaries screening was curated by Michael Heflin and Communication Professors Ruth Goldman and Meg Knowles and is sponsored by: Buffalo State College Equity and Campus Diversity Office, the Communication Department, and the Burchfield Penney Art Center.