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Special Event

PURPLE Screening & Discussion

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
McCollum Hall Room: 115
1875 N 42nd St
Lincoln NE 68503
Additional Info: LAW
Did you know a study found that 1 in 6 Americans stopped speaking to a family member or close friend after the 2016 election? On November 1, we’re hosting a screening of a new film from Resetting the Table that captures the concerns and humanity beneath our national conflicts.

PURPLE tells the story of Americans with opposing viewpoints investigating their differences and discovering the concerns and experiences that lie behind each other’s positions. Filmed in rural Wisconsin and Iowa — in a swing region within two bordering swing states — PURPLE models a rare, mediated conversation that uplifts and inspires even while going toward the heat of passionate political differences.
The screening and post-screening discussion offer a structured opportunity to capture the thinking of the core characters on their own terms, as well as to explore the value of doing so for our democracy.
We hope you’ll join us and enjoy the screening and discussion. Lunch will be provided, so RSVP today!

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