ACLU of Georgia

Press Advisory: New Film on Voter Suppression to Premiere in Atlanta on National Voter Registration Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2019

Media contact: Ana Maria Rosato media@acluga.org

WHO
Brave New Films 
Auburn Ave Research Library
ACLU of Georgia
AFL-CIO of Georgia
Common Cause Georgia
Fair Fight 
Indivisible Georgia Coalition
NARAL Georgia
New Georgia Project
Planned Parenthood Southeast
Urban League of Greater Atlanta
WRFG 89.3 FM
 
WHAT
Film premiere of Suppressed: The Fight to Vote and panel discussion with impacted voters. Click here to watch the trailer. 
 
WHERE
Auburn Avenue Research Library
101 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
 
WHEN
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:30 p.m.
 
WHY
A new film from Brave New Films highlighting personal stories of voter suppression and disenfranchisement in Georgia’s 2018 election will premiere on the evening of September 24, National Voter Registration Day, at the Auburn Avenue Research Library in downtown Atlanta. Suppressed: The Fight to Vote features experts, poll watchers, and everyday Georgians speaking to the reality of voter suppression and the threat it poses in 2020. 
 
Produced in partnership with community organizations including ACLU of Georgia, Fair Fight, and New Georgia Project, Suppressed highlights the experiences of Georgia voters who endured long lines, inaccurate record-keeping and blatant discrimination as they attempted to cast their votes. 
 
The film is the latest from Robert Greenwald, president of Brave New Films and director of award-winning documentaries, including Making a KillingOutfoxedIraq for Sale and Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price
 
Georgia voters featured in Suppressed will participate in a panel discussion following the screening and moderated by Black Voters Matter co-founder Cliff Albright. Robert Greenwald and special guests will deliver remarks.

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