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Screening of Knock Down the House

, Doyle Forman Theater

Updated 10/30/19

Knock Down the House

Malsi Doyle and Michael Forman Theater (McKinley Building)
American University School of Communication
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW - Washington, DC 20016

Reservations (recommended):

This event is first come, first seated. Reservations are encouraged. First 65 attendees to check-in will receive a complimentary "Knock Down the House" t-shirt.


American University’s School of Communication, the Women & Politics Institute, and the Sine Institute of Policy & Politics present a special screening of Knock Down the House, followed by a panel discussion with director Rachel Lears, co-producer Cherry Graziosi, and former congressional candidate Amy Vilela (D-NV-4). Moderation by Molly O’Rourke (School of Communication) and Amy K. Dacey (Sine Institute.)

This Netflix documentary which premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year follows the 2018 congressional campaigns of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush, and Paula Jean Swearengin and examines the hurdles they faced as first-time candidates taking on an entrenched political system.

Social Events and Recreational Activities
School of Communication
School of Public Affairs
School of Public Affairs, Sine Institute of Policy & Politics
School of Public Affairs, Women & Politics Institute
Molly O'Rourke

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