Archive for June, 2010
Aubrey Streit Krug is an intern at the Center for Rural Affairs in Lyons, Nebraska. She saw What’s the Matter with Kansas? in Lincoln, and posted her thoughts in the Blog For Rural America, which we’ve re-posted here:
Stories We Tell Ourselves
By Aubrey Streit Krug
Thomas Frank’s 2004 book What’s the Matter with Kansas? gave clear, yet provocative, [...]
What’s the Matter with Kansas? starts its commercial New York theatrical run on Friday, July 30th at the Producers’ Club Indie House theatre, the latest addition to Manhattan arthouse cinemas. Located in Mid-town Manhattan, near the Theater District, Indie House promises to be a destination for independent film lovers.
Clay Farris Naff of Nebraskans for Science shares some reflections on “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” after viewing it with in a packed house in Lincoln, Nebraska — a region with, of course, close ties to Kansas and itself home to a fiesty, hopeless outnumbered band of progressive prairie populists.
Perhaps in part because he recognizes [...]
After running for eight weeks in Lawrence and Kansas City, “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” will finally screen again in Wichita, in the heart of the state, where much of the filming took place.
The Wichita Public Library will screen the movie on Thursday, July 8 at 6:00 pm.
The screening is part of the library’s 25th [...]