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We were pleased to discover that POV, the acclaimed and reliable outlet for independently produced documentaries on PBS television, included “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” when compiling a United States of Documentaries, a list of the best documentaries covering each of the 50 states.
As the POV bloggers write,
The United States of Documentaries is a representation [...]
Michael Charney of the blog “Chasing Glenn Beck” was inspired to review “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” and his full post follows. You can read the original on his blog.
Kansas has long served as a powerful metaphor for our country. When L. Frank Baum first wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1900, he chose Kansas [...]
Democratic Party activists in Southeastern Kansas – once home to the Socialist newspaper “Appeal to Reason,” – have organized a FREE screening of “What’s the Matter with Kansas?”
From their announcement:
A video showing of “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” has been scheduled promptly for 3 P.M., Sunday, June 26, Memorial Auditorium, Fifth & Pine, Pittsburg, KS.
After completing the documentary “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” director Joe Winston got what he least expected – a government contract.
After seeing the documentary, a representative of the U.S. Department of Education offered Winston a chance to bid on production of a short documentary on the Walton Rural Life Center, an elementary school in the [...]
Dan Deevey of The BlueRaySource.com rode an emotional roller-coaster on the way to giving “What’s the Matter with Kansas?“ a very favorable review:
He opens his review, dangling over of a cliff of despair:
I watched this movie with my mouth agape for most of it. The monumental level of ignorance and the power that it holds [...]
Before appearing in Emporia, KS the following day, director Joe Winston will take “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” to screen in Basehor, KS (in the Kansas City area) for one night only.
Here are the details:
Monday, February 21, 2011
Basehor Community Library
1400 158th Street
Basehor, KS 66007
After the screening, director Joe Winston will talk about [...]
On Wed, January 25, “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” will debut a Special Edition DVD of the film. Sporting a crisp new wide screen transfer, the disc offers a host of extras which add richness and depth to the movie itself.
Audio Commentaries – with filmmakers Joe Winston and Laura Cohen, and author Thomas [...]
“What’s the Matter with Kansas?” will air several times during late November and early December on LinkTV, available as DIRECTV Channel 375 | DISH Network Channel 9410. The special screenings are part of LinkTV’s pledge drive.
Here are the first air dates, more to follow:
Friday, November 26, 2010 – 8:00 pm Pacific Time / 10:00 pm Central Time
In the wake of the 2010 midterm elections, Countryside Unitarian Universalist Church in Palatine, IL has organized a free screening of “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” for one night only, Friday, December 10, 2010.
Members of the church organized the screening by contacting us and purchasing a Community Screening Kit (we have several offerings, depending on [...]
UPDATED 7/24/10 – Barbara Ehrenreich will join Thomas Frank for this special event!
Barbara Ehrenreich and Thomas Frank will speak and sign books (including copies of Franks recently-revived Baffler magazine) on Wednesday, July 28, at Borders Park Avenue, 461 Park Avenue (at 57th Street) in New York City.
The title of the forum is: “What’s the Matter with [...]
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.