Based on the Thomas Frank's best-seller, What's the Matter with Kansas? shows how Kansas transformed from an outpost of radicalism to a bastion of conservatism. Unforgettable characters and their stories shed new light on our nation's political divide.
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Roger Ebert just named his Ten Best Documentaries of the year, and “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” made the list! Of course all of us who made the movie are thrilled and honored. (His original review is here.) Ebert is quick to note, though, that like a lot of his favorite docs, very few people [...]
After the sea change of the 2010 midterm elections, understanding the conservative movement, who is in it, where they come from, and what they want - is more important than ever. A screening of What's the Matter with Kansas? is the perfect tool to energize the conversation, get beyond the shouting and the stereotypes and engage people in a way that can make a difference.
Thomas Frank’s new book, “Pity the Billionaire” is now on sale. The book dovetails perfectly with “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” to update how the conservative right has surged back to power after the 2008 economic crisis. Tom begins his book tour, with the following schedule. Check Tom’s web site for venue and other details. Wednesday, January [...]
Roger Ebert, one the country’s most respected film critics, is a prolific writer with many interests, including politics (he is an outspoken liberal.) Today, he weighed in on the Occupy Wall Street Movement which swept the country this fall. Whereas many liberals and progressives are relieved that a leftist movement has finally captured the public’s [...]