This film is part of the Ackland Film Forum’s “American Comedy, American Democracy” series, devoted to the ways that Hollywood films have depicted the problems and possibilities of democracy. Co-presented with the UNC Global Cinema Studies Program.
Over five days leading up to a political rally for Replacement Party candidate Hal Phillip Walker, the lives of various people connected to Nashville’s music industry intersect. The myriad characters represent a cross-section of America in the wake of JFK’s assassination and under the shadow of the Vietnam war.
This film will be introduced by Priscilla Layne (UNC-Chapel Hill, German).
Students free with valid university or high school ID, $4 for all others. Tickets are available at the Varsity Theatre Box Office.