As Goes Janesville Screening and Panel Discussion With Filmmaker Brad Lichtenstein

On Wednesday, November 28th, nearly 300 people turned out for our reception, screening, and panel discussion for the new documentary film As Goes Janesville with the filmmaker, Brad Lichtenstein. The panel discussion that followed the screening was moderated by filmmaker Brad Lichtenstein and included: John Drew, UW Regent and regional representative of the UAW; Dr. Eve Hall, President and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee; Dr. Marc Levine, Professor of History and Urban Studies, Senior Fellow and Founding Director of the Center for Economic Development at UWM; and Pat O'Brien, Executive Director of the M7 and President of the Milwaukee Development Corporation.

Janesville screening audience

Janesville screening panelists

Janesville screening reception

On Thursday, November 29, students from several classes met with the filmmaker to discuss the issues raised in the film and the art of documentary filmmaking.

Janesville class discussion