Boycott

When a news publisher in Arkansas, an attorney in Arizona, and a speech therapist in Texas are told they must choose between their jobs and their political beliefs, they launch legal battles that expose an attack on freedom of speech across 33 states in America. Boycott tells the stories of these “accidental plaintiffs,” providing rich context on the origins of state legislation aimed at silencing boycott efforts in the United States, why these laws came to be, and how activists, lawyers, organizers and everyday citizens like Bahia Amawi, Alan Leveritt and Mikkel Jordahl are now fighting back.

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Film Screenings

Mar 13, 2022
6:45pm7:58pm
Mar 14, 9:00am CDT – Mar 16, 9:00am CDT
9:00am10:13am
Availability:United States
Mar 17, 2022
12:00pm1:13pm

Credits

Director:

Julia Bacha

Executive Producer:

Abigail E. Disney, Barbara Dobkin, Maxyne Franklin, Eleanor Friedman, Deirdre Hegarty, Micheline Klagsbrun, Ken Grossinger, Joan R. Platt

Producer:

Suhad Babaa, Daniel J. Chalfen, Julia Bacha

Cinematographer:

Amber Fares, Kelly West

Editor:

Flavia de Souza, Eric Metzgar

Music:

Nainita Desai

Contact

Distributor:

Annie Roney
annie@rocofilms.com

Public Film Contact:

Julia Bacha
Just Vision
info@justvision.org

Publicity Contact:

Emma Alpert
emma@justvision.org
(917) 702-9002

Sales Agent:

Roco

Details

Primary Entry:
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Secondary Entry:
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Year:

2021

Premiere Status:

Texas Premiere

Genre:

Documentary

Screening Section:

Festival Favorites

Screening Category:

Documentary Feature

Country:

United States

Language:

English

Runtime:

73 mins