Anti-Trump Protest Planned for 2017 Sundance Film Festival

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Anti-Trump Protest Planned for 2017 Sundance Film Festival

One of the jewels of the film industry, the Sundance Film Festival, is kicking off the new year as the location for an anti-Donald Trump protest.

The Women’s March on Main is organizing a march for anyone “who respects human rights, civil liberties, diversity,” according to their official Facebook page.

Occurring in the midst of one of the most important weeks for the Hollywood community, the march was created as a way for those “in the creative and Park City communities” to “stand in solidarity with the rest of our country in demonstrating our respect for freedom, human rights, our safety and health, and in recognizing that the diversity of our country is our greatest strength,” as stated on their Facebook page.

We plan to make a bold and clear statement to this country on the national and local level that we will not be silent and we will not let anyone roll back the rights we have fought and struggled to get, said Tamika Mallory.

Donald Trumps election has triggered a lot of women to be more involved than they ordinarily would have been, which is ironic, because a lot of us thought a Hillary presidency would motivate women, Dana Brown, executive director of the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham University in Pittsburgh.


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Date Posted: Thu, 5 Jan 2017, 03:54 am

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