Indiana’s Hanover College Hosts Public Screening-10/17

Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana will host a screening of ELECTORAL DYSFUNCTION on Wednesday, October 17 at 7 pm. Free and open to the public, the screening will be held in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall, Lynn Center for Fine Arts. For more details, visit http://www.hanover.edu/about/news?a=3464

Harvard University Free Public Screening

Harvard’s Institute of Politics and Houston Institute for Race & Justice Host Free Public Screening — October 18, 2012

The Institute of Politics and Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard University are hosting a free screening and discussion of ELECTORAL DYSFUNCTION on Thursday, October 18. The screening begins at 7 pm and is being held at Starr Auditorium at the Kennedy School (79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA). For more details, click here.

Brennan Center hosts free public screening in NYC – 10/10/12

The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School is hosting a free screening and discussion of ELECTORAL DYSFUNCTION on Wednesday, October 10. The screening begins at 7, with a reception at 6:30. Mo Rocca will moderate a post-screening discussion.
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NY Times Praises “Electoral Dysfunction”

“‘Electoral Dysfunction’ lives up to its title,” declares The New York Times.

NYT film critic David DeWitt offers this assessment:

For a film that takes on a serious concern of United States democracy — voting and the effective, if not always overt, encouragement and discouragement of that act as practiced across the nation — “Electoral Dysfunction” pulls off an admirable trick: It’s pleasant. It treats Democrats and Republicans respectfully, and its humor, with the comic Mo Rocca as guide, is closer to Garrison Keillor than to Michael Moore.

This lighthearted, colorful, nonpartisan documentary spends most of its time in the Indiana of 2008, following get-out-the-vote efforts there by both major parties. These scenes are the film’s most appealing, with person-to-person, neighbor-to-neighbor examples of principled grass-roots campaigning.

“Electoral Dysfunction” lives up to its title, exploring problems of nationwide accessibility and fairness — voter ID gets a workout — as well as the dated oddities of the Electoral College….

Read the full review here: http://movies.nytimes.com/2012/09/21/movies/electoral-dysfunction-with-mo-rocca.html?ref=movies

Official Selection

Official Selection, Montreal World Film Festival