Knock Down the House (2019)
May 3, 2019 8:10 AM - Subscribe

Four women channel personal hardships and national angst into progressive, grassroots Congressional campaigns: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York), Amy Vilela (Nevada), Cori Bush (Missouri) and Paula Jean Swearengin (West Virginia). The trailer.
posted by growabrain (7 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
 
Really great to see these transformational leaders’ moments captured so intimately.
posted by Burhanistan at 2:51 PM on May 3 [4 favorites]


I love political campaign documentaries and obviously we all love AOC but even so I didn't expect how much I was gonna cry at this. It's good.
posted by colorblock sock at 1:13 PM on May 4 [4 favorites]


This is so inspirational, I had to watch it again already
posted by growabrain at 8:27 PM on May 4 [1 favorite]


I absolutely LOVED this. So inspiring. So glad I watched and definitely will watch again!
posted by rogerroger at 8:57 PM on May 30


At the end, her reaction when she looks into the window of the bar where her party is watching results.
posted by ThatCanadianGirl at 6:19 AM on May 31 [1 favorite]


I watched this right when it came out and I LOVED it. Couldn't stop happy crying at the end. I feel like it should be required watching for all US government classes.
posted by widdershins at 7:04 AM on May 31 [1 favorite]


I'm late to this party but I finally watched this and it's official: if AOC even so much as looks like she might either shriek from happiness or tear up, I will absolutely just start bawling.

What a world full of amazing women we live in.
posted by WidgetAlley at 10:18 PM on June 16


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