DC Vote and Tom Davis to Hold Film Screening of Un-Natural State
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November 19, 2009
Washington, DC - Join DC Vote and former Representative Tom Davis (R-VA) at the historic Avalon Theatre for an exclusive screening and lively discussion of Un-Natural State, a new documentary exploring the struggle for DC voting rights. Delegate Norton, Hardball's Chris Matthews, Mayor Adrian Fenty, other local elected officials, DC Vote staff and supporters feature prominently in this film directed by Kirk Mangels and produced by Brad Mendelsohn.
Tom Davis, in discussion with DC Vote Board member Trish Vradenburg, will provide context and war stories from the movement. A Q&A session with the filmmakers will immediately follow the screening. Light fare, beer, wine and other beverages will be available for purchase before the film at the Avalon Café.
- What: Screening and discussion of Un-Natural State
- When: Wednesday, December 2, 8:00 PM
- Where: Avalon Theatre, 5612 Connecticut Avenue, NW (Nearest Metro: Friendship Heights, Bus Lines: L1, L2, L4)
- Complimentary Tickets: Passes available for members of the press. Attendees must RSVP to receive a pass at email@example.com.
Praise for Un-Natural State:
"I love this film for so many reasons, but I'm not going to tell you why - I want you to watch it and see for yourself!" - Grace Guggenheim, DC filmmaker
"...lush cinematography, witty editing, and fascinating vistas of the District- the film glides along with engaging flair." - Dave Nuttycombe, City Paper
"Washington looks just gorgeous in this loving piece of advocacy for DC voting rights.....as a piece of gentle propaganda, beautifully wrought, this film is compelling." Marc Fischer, Washington Post