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Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight to Vote 2022

Jill Ettinger
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
6:00-7:30 PM
Multipurpose Room Off Campus Location
Join the Michigan Community Scholars Program, filmmaker and LSA alum Jill Ettinger (Political Science, '89) and members from the community for a screening of the film: Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight to Vote.

Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight To Vote (2022) by Robert Greenwald (Director of Outfoxed, Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price, and Making A Killing: Guns Greed and the NRA) is a documentary that focuses on recent voter suppression and subversion laws being enacted in states, and how the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp provides a case study for understanding today’s voter suppression laws across the country. Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight To Vote now includes perspectives from voters in Arizona, Florida, Texas, and Georgia that highlight how these new laws will affect their constitutional right to vote.

Jill Ettinger is an entertainment industry professional with over 20 years of experience in film and music. Most recently, Ettinger worked at the intersection of entertainment and social change as Vice President of Partnerships and Distribution at Brave New Films, a nonprofit organization that produces short- and long-form documentaries on social justice issues. There, she oversaw the release of a staggering number of films on pressing topics such as criminal justice reform and immigration including, Suppressed: The Fight to Vote, a film that uncovered massive voter suppression in Stacey Abrams’ campaign to be the first Black, female governor of Georgia.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: 343 South Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor
Event Type: Film Screening
Tags: Activism, Civil Rights, film, Politics, social justice
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Michigan Community Scholars Program, School of Social Work, Community Action Social Change Undergraduate Minor