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“The Public” Free Screening & Panel w/ Emilio Estevez | SF

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Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free, but spaces are limited, RSVP is required.

Glide | 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco

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Join GLIDE’s Center for Social Justice, the Coalition on Homelessness, and the San Francisco Public Library for a special and timely screening of “The Public”, a new film by writer/director/star Emilio Estevez, on Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 5 pm – 8 pm.

Door open at 5 pm, film starts at 5:30 pm. There will have a panel with Q&A at 7:30 pm after the screening.

In The Public, an unusually bitter arctic blast has made its way to downtown Cincinnati and the front doors of the public library where the action of the film takes place. At odds with library officials over how to handle the extreme weather, some homeless patrons turn the building into a shelter for the night by staging an “Occupy” sit in. What begins as an act of civil disobedience becomes a stand-off with police and a rush-to-judgment media constantly speculating about what’s really happening. This David versus Goliath story tackles some of our nation’s most challenging issues, homelessness and mental illness, and sets the drama inside one of the last bastions of democracy-in-action: your public library.

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Cost: FREE*
*The event is free, but spaces are limited, RSVP is required.
Categories: *Top Pick*, Lectures & Workshops, Movies
Venue: Glide
Address: 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco