The documentary film Poliwood will be shown at 7pm on April 11th in the Science Lab Auditorium on the Winona State University campus.The event is free and open to the public.
Directed by Barry Levinson (Wag the Dog, Good Morning, Vietnam, You Don't Know Jack), PoliWood examines the overlap of politics, entertainment, and celebrity. Shot during the 2008 presidential campaign, the documentary follows members of the Creative Coalition, a non-partisan organization of entertainers, as they visit the Democratic and Republican national conventions. Along the way, the film explores the ways in which entertainment and celebrity culture have shaped contemporary politics and what that means for the future of democracy.
For more information, visit www.soundsofcinema.com/poliwood/