Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx hosted a special impact screening of Greg Palast’s new film, Vigilante: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman, at the Laemmle Royal in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 26. The event was presented by the ACLU of Southern California and Black Voters Matter.
After the film, Foxx joined Julia Gomez of the ACLU, Susan Adelman of Black Voters Matter, and filmmaker Greg Palast for a discussion. The panel also featured retired Major Gamaliel Turner, a Georgia voter who almost lost his vote because he was posted to California while serving his country. Turner’s fight to ensure his vote got counted after a GOP vigilante challenged his right to vote is documented in Palast’s film.
Vigilante: Georgia’s Voter Suppression Hitman — written by Greg Palast and narrated by Rosario Dawson — exposes the most brazen, racist attack on voting rights yet. For a limited time, the Palast Investigative Fund is making Vigilante available to stream for FREE at: VigilanteMovie.com
“This is a great, great, great film, but now we need to activate it…We’ve got to continue to sound the alarm….We need to make sure everyone’s hearing about this… You have to get this man’s courage out there, you have to get this man’s story out there, and you have to activate.” — Jamie Foxx
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Vigilante: Georgia’s Voter Suppression Hitman is produced by Academy Award-winner Maria Florio, with executive producers Martin Sheen, George DiCaprio and Stephen Nemeth, and was directed by David Ambrose, who previously worked with Palast on the film The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.
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