Wednesday, December 20, 2006

See The Film Red State Voices, Screening December 22nd On VPT At 10pm, Warning: Film Will NOT Fit Peter Freyne's View Of The World

Neal and David asked me to post this. I haven't seen their film yet, but I checked out their website for a preview. It looks great.
We need more stuff like this.

From their website:

Red State Voices, a film by Neal Weiner will be showing on Vermont
Public Television at 10pm on December 22nd 2006

America is in the midst of a social and political crisis rooted in
conflicting ideologies. Whichever side of the fence your on, this
documentary is the perfect first step towards mutual understanding and
a dialogue that might bring reconciliation and progress. Red State
Voices explores the thoughts and attitudes of those who have been
demonized by the left, glorified by the right, and trivialized by the

They turned the 2004 election for Bush. Bigots? Zealots? Dupes? A
philosophy professor from blue Vermont goes south to find out who these
people really are.

He questions 10 of them ~ black and white; men and
women; secular, Christian and Jewish. They talk about abortion,
homosexuality, and gender; relativism, tolerance, selfishness, and

These articulate people allow the camera into their homes. We
see their kitchens, their books, the pictures on their walls. The
results may not change your mind, but they are likely to surprise you.