Sensible Cinema: “99 Homes”

Our film this month is 99 homes, a feature length film about evictions in America.  This is a departure from our regular documentary to a drama with real actors playing parts in a spell-binding, award-winning story that reveals detached people with power in our mortgage world and the effects on people’s lives:
Sensible Cinema
Sponsored by UU Social Justice Council
Commemorating Economic Justice Month
 
99 HOMES
Friday, May 19, 6:30pm
Unitarian Universalist Center
1187 Franklin Street @ Geary Boulevard
 
The film 99 Homes is director/writer Ramin Bahrani’s gripping, dramatic thriller about the winners and losers in America’s mortgage roulette.
 
In 99 Homes  we watch as a recently foreclosed victim played by actor Andrew Garfield, desperate for work becomes the reluctant protégé/employee of the  real estate shark  Rick Carver(Michael Shannon) who evicted him and his family.
 
Morally challenging, uncomfortable and rousing 99 Homes  forces us to look critically at the current state of economic disparity.
 
This screening is dedicated to Iris Canada and others who have  lost their lives fighting the battle of eviction.
 
 
As usual, popcorn and other refreshments will also be available.
Free Admission donations appreciated).  For more information please contact:
Melvin Starks (mcs104@hotmail.com) or Larry Danos (415-722-6480)
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