Under the Bridge

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies: Sustainable Ballard
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5:30 PM, Sunday, January 29, 2017
Location: Ballard (click for map)

“Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness” is a documentary film about one summer in Indianapolis, a tent city under a bridge, a man named Maurice, and the criminalization of homelessness in the United States. The unofficial “mayor” of the Davidson St. camp, Maurice is an older, dreadlocked man who has dropped out of “normal” society to minister to the homeless. His camp under a railroad track becomes a real community, supported by church volunteers, until police and bulldozers close in to shut it down.

Please join Meaningful Movies : Sustainable Ballard for a screening of “Under the Bridge” on Sunday, January 29th @ 5:30pm at Royal Drummer Cafe. We invite you to arrive early to enjoy Happy Hour pricing of 25% off all items on Royal Drummer’s regular menu. And we invite you to stay after the film to participate in a panel discussion: guests tba.

Directed by: Don Sawyer & Sam Mirpoorian
Written by: Stephen Talbot, John MacGibbon, & Don Sawyer

Meaningful Movies : Sustainable Ballard Screenings are free, but we gratefully accept donations to help offset the costs of acquiring the films we screen. Suggestion: $5.

Special Guests: TBA

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/358021161222940/

Release Year: 2015

Running Time: 75 min

Director: Don Sawyer & Sam Mirpoorian

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