What Is Democracy? Film and Panel Discussion

What is Democracy? At Speed Cinema
Directed by Astra Taylor


Featuring a diverse cast and spanning continents, this urgent film connects the past and the present, the emotional and the intellectual, and the personal and the political, in order to provoke and inspire. If we want to live in democracy, we must first ask what the word even means. Watch the trailer here.


Join the Jefferson County Chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth for a post-screening panel discussion featuring three dynamic panelists, all representing different aspects of our local democracy. Moderating our lively discussion will be KFTC’s Vice-Chair Cassia Heron, a leader in the local food movement, community organizer and social justice warrior. She will be joined by:

  • Aja Barber, a community health administrator and leader of the Center for Health Equity’s new participatory budgeting initiative, Our Money Our Voice.
  • Representative Josie Raymond, a newly elected Kentucky legislator for House District 31 and Student Success Coach at the University of Louisville.
  • Austin Norrid, a local high school music teacher and member of Jefferson County Chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth’s democracy and racial justice teams.
 

Tickets are $9 (or $7 for Speed Museum members) and can be purchased online at (http://bit.ly/OurDemocracy2019) or in person. Recommended for ages 16+. This 107 minute film begins at 6:00 p.m. and will be immediately followed by the panel discussion. To learn more about Kentuckians For The Commonwealth visit kftc.org.


“It serves as a sharp reminder to pay attention to politics and to remember that the personal and the local are political.” —Charlie Phillips, The Guardian

February 22, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Organizer: 
Molly Kaviar
Contact Email: 
(502) 589-3188
Event Venue: 
Speed Cinema Louisville
Event Location: 
2035 S Third St
Louisville, KY 40208