As Goes Janesville Reception, Panel, Nashville Premiere Tonight
October 16, 2012 at 9:21AM
Some food for thought (and some actual food) before this evening's concluding presidential debate: As part of the ITVS Community Cinema Screenings program, the Nashville Public Library hosts the local premiere of the full-length version of the award-winning documentary As Goes Janesville at 6:15 p.m., preceded by a reception and followed by a panel discussion. The New York Times' Mike Hale praised the movie, shot over years in GOP vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan's hometown of Janesville, Wisc.:
In 2008, Brad Lichtenstein began filming a modest documentary about the effects of the recession, specifically the closing of a General Motors plant, on Janesville, Wis., a small Midwestern city.