Jackson Heights Beautification Group and Queens World Film Festival present: Knock Down The House
When tragedy struck her family in the midst of the financial crisis, Bronx-born Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had to work double shifts in a restaurant to save her home from foreclosure.
After losing a loved one to a preventable medical condition, Amy Vilela didnt know what to do with the anger she felt about Americas broken health care system.
Cori Bush was drawn into the streets when the police shooting of an unarmed black man brought protests and tanks into her neighborhood.
Paula Jean Swearengin was fed up with watching her friends and family suffer and die from the environmental effects of the coal industry.
At a moment of historic volatility in American politics, these four women decide to fight back, setting themselves on a journey that will change their lives and their country forever.
Without political experience or corporate money, they build a movement of insurgent candidates challenging powerful incumbents in Congress.
Their efforts result in a legendary upset.
Artefix New York
July 25, 2019
Doors open at 6:30PM
Screening at 7:00PM
38-02 61st St Woodside Queens NY 11377
This screening is made possible in part by funding from New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and the Department of Youth and Community Development.
38-02 61st St
Woodside, NY 11377
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|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|