American Winter

Come to a free screening of the documentary American Winter on Thursday, March 13th, beginning at 6:30 pm. Following the screening there will be a panel discussion including local organization and community leaders with light refreshments.   Directed by Emmy award-winning filmmakers Joe and Harry Gantz, American Winter documents the experiences of eight families struggling to meet their basic needs and turning to social services for assistance after facing unforeseen financial setbacks. Through the stories of these eight families, the impacts of rising poverty and economic insecurity for American families are explored, and the ramifications of America’s weakening social safety net are demonstrated.