CITIZEN KOCH (USA 2014; NR)
Tuesday Sept 30, Thursday Oct 2, Saturday Oct 4 @ 7:30PM; Sunday Oct 5 @ 1, 2:50PM.
The bloated influence of the Koch family in this era of wide-open campaign donations shows the dangerous abuses of wealth that have unbalanced our democratic system. Directors Deal and Lessin (Trouble the Water) examine the blunt end of the money sledgehammer and its impact on average Americans in this disturbing documentary. 90 min.
“If you have a shred of idealism left, it’s hard to watch… without a mounting sense of despair and outrage over the influence that money has come to wield over modern elections”-Washington Post.
“[focuses] not just on recent developments in American politics, but also on the bedrock of what has made this country such an enduringly great, astoundingly troubled experiment: one person, one vote” – The A.V. Club.
“Utterly engrossing”-Paste Magazine.
Direction: Carl Deal & Tia Lessin
COMING NEXT WEEK:
WE ARE THE BEST! (Denmark/Sweden 2014; NR)
A trio of adolescent schoolgirls in 1982 Stockholm are defiantly determined to give the world what it really needs – a great punk band starring themselves! – despite the fact that only one of them knows what a chord is, or has ever even picked up an instrument for that matter. “No film I’ve seen this year has provided the sheer moviegoing pleasure of We Are the Best“- NY Post. 102. Subtitles.