Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight to Vote

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies Spokane with UUCS
6:30 PM, Wednesday, May 18, 2022 PST
Location: Spokane (click for map)

Live and In Person!! At the Magic Lantern Theater we will be showing and discussing this updated film.  Vicky Dalton will be there to answer any election related questions.  Petra Hoy will be able to help us all engaged to protect voters rights through out the country.

As always Free, but donations are accepted at the door to help cover expenses.

Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight To Vote (2022) by Robert Greenwald (Director of Outfoxed, Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price, and Making A Killing: Guns Greed and the NRA) is a powerful documentary about the growing threat of voter suppression and election sabotage to our 2022 miderm elections. In 2021, 19 states passed 34 new voter laws following the Big Lie of the 2020 election. The film focuses on this recent wave of voter suppression and subversion laws being enacted in states, and how the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp provides a blueprint for today’s voter suppression laws across the country.

Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight To Vote now includes perspectives from voters in Arizona, Florida, Texas, and Georgia that highlight how these new laws will affect their constitutional right to vote. Suppression tactics covered in the film inlcude: Registration hurdles; Polling place closures; Voter purges; Missing absentee ballots; Extreme wait times at polling locations; Exact match disqualifications; New vote by mail limitations; Changes to ballot collection and drop off and more. Voter suppression laws disproportionately affect American Students, Senior Citizens, Black, Indigenous, Latine, and People of Color from casting their ballots. Suppressed and Sabotaged 2022 is a call to action against the calculated, unconstitutional and racist attacks intended to suppress the right to vote in America.

Special Guests: Vicky Dalton, Petra Hoy

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Release Year: 2022

Running Time: 44

Director: Robert Greenwald

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  1. Julia Cochrane
    #1 Julia Cochrane 12 May, 2022, 12:38

    Wish this was on line – would love to see this movie

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