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SOCIAL CINEMA: STORIES OF STRUGGLE & CHANGE
"THE HOUSE I LIVE IN"
Marquee Theater, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 7PM
As America remains embroiled in conflict overseas, a less visible war is taking place at home, costing countless lives, destroying families, and inflicting untold damage on future generations of Americans. Over forty years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests and made America the world’s largest jailer, yet drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. THE HOUSE I LIVE IN is a powerful award-winning documentary on the failed war on drugs and the devastation it has wreaked on American communities.
View a trailer of THE HOUSE I LIVE IN here.
Co-sponsored by Madison-Area Urban Ministry
Following the film, join a dicussion led by Pam Oliver (UW-Madison, Sociology Dept.) and Linda Ketchum (Madison Urban Ministry).
SOCIAL CINEMA explores important contemporary social topics from critical perspectives. Each screening is followed by a discussion of the issues explored in the film. The series is free and open to all.
The 2013 Social Cinema Film Series is made possible by a grant from the Evjue Foundation and is supported by the Edgewood College COR Program. The series is organized by the UW-Madison Havens Center in collaboration with the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee. For a full list of the films in this series, visit HavensSocialCinema.org.