Cinema Slapdown Round 40: ELECTION

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Film Row Cinema 1104 S Wabash Ave, Chicago IL 60605

Screening of Alexander Payne's ELECTION followed by a knockdown drag out debate featuring Student Government
President and Journalism major Cassandra “Why are you lecturing me?” Norris vs. Journalism Faculty Howard “Just tell me who won!” Schlossberg. Referee’d by
Film & Video Department Associate Professor and Talk Cinema host Ron Falzone.

The Film & Video Department presents LAURELS. A semester of QUARRELS. LAURELS. MORALS.

Is ELECTION a metaphor for the current state of American politics?
In an election year, can Obama and Romney learn something from
Tracy and Mr. McAllister? Does it matter to anyone who gets elected
or just the one who is elected? Who still believes in truth, democracy
and justice for all? On the road to greatness, should one never
underestimate an overachiever?

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