"What Went Wrong" Film Series

What Went Wrong Cinema: Movies That Open Your Eyes

The “What Went Wrong” film series is a sort of Cinema Verite.  Telling the truth through films. We believe in the power of art and media to influence and shape values.  Movies are a powerful medium for reaching people in 2 tickets of admission to the moviestheir emotional centers–the wellspring of our value-making and motivation to act.

We offer a film series and show videos to raise awareness and  provoke discussions about the role of the corporations and the corporate monied elite in creating many of the serious problems facing the middle class and the rest of the 99%, our democracy and the planet–educating the public about the distortions in American priorities, the impact of corporate greed and the profit motive run amok, the corruption in our political and financial systems, and more. We also present films that offer new possibilities and ideas to change our economy and society.

The Film Series shows films on the 3rd Monday of each month at various locations in the Natick area. Details are listed on our home page in the Important Announcements box. We’d like you to join us.

For a complete archive of the Free Movie Nights we have offered.

October Free Presentation: Ranked Choice Voting

October Free Presentation: Ranked Choice Voting

What: Film and Speaker, Ben Schattenburg of Voter Choice Massachusetts, about Ranked Choice Voting When: Monday, October 16th, 7-9pm. Where: Sherrill Hall, St. Paul’s Church (rear side entrance) 39 E. Central St., Natick, MA (see map below) What Else: Ample parking. Light refreshments. Handicap access. Help Promote This Event Please help us promote this event. … Read more

February Free Movie: The Brainwashing of My Dad

The truth behind the right-wing media machine that changed a father–and divided the nation Join us on Monday, February 20th for a screening and discussion of the documentary film, The Brainwashing of My Dad.  When: Monday, February 20th, 2017 from 7-9pm Where: Sherrill Hall (side rear entrance, St. Paul’s Church) 39 E. Central Street, Natick… Read more

November Event: Free Discussion: Election 2016: Debrief & Degrief

November Event: Free Discussion: Election 2016: Debrief & Degrief

Post-Election Points of Concern/Hope/Action Updated: November 28, 2016 We had a good turn out for our Debrief/Degrief event.  Each person had the opportunity to share their concerns and feelings about the election, as well as to contribute their ideas for what to do next. We began by asking why people came: Companionship. Organized direction. Visibility.… Read more

October Free Movie & Discussion: Hacking Democracy

October Free Movie & Discussion: Hacking Democracy

Monday, October 17th, 7-9p.m., Natick, MA Electronic voting machines count almost 100% of America’s votes in county, state and federal elections. The Diebold voting machines and their hackable software are still used today in twenty seven states. The security holes and complete lack of transparency still pose an extraordinary risk to US elections. Filmed over… Read more