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Boys State

Boys State is a continually revealing immersion into a week-long annual program in which a thousand Texas high school seniors gather for an elaborate mock exercise: building their own state government. This captivating documentary about the 2018 Texas Boys State civics exercise closely tracks the escalating tensions arising within a contentious gubernatorial race: from electioneering and platform development, to dramatic debates, impeachment threats, and, inevitably, the backroom skullduggery behind all campaigns. "[Boys State] offers an alternately encouraging and terrifying look at tomorrow's politicians." (Variety) Winner of the U.S. Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. More at a24films.com/films/boys-state
1 hr 49 min.

This is a FREE screening. Please RSVP via our virtual-cinema-order-form before Tuesday, Sept 15 at Noon; you will then be emailed a unique screening link for the film that will be active starting at 7:30pm on Sept 16 and will be available for 4 hours.

Wednesday, September 16 at 7:30pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Film, Entertainment

Cost

Free

Tags

Movies

Website

https://events.cornell.edu/event/boys...

Hashtag

#movies

Event Contact

cinema@cornell.edu

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