Bring It to The Table: Concept

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My favorite monument in DC.

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We’re in 4th place out of over 300 submissions….help us get to 1st!
You’re Invited! 

You’re Invited! 

IN SEARCH OF REAL AMERICAN BELIEFS, FILMMAKER AND MOTHER TRAVELS THE U.S. UNTANGLING DIVISIVE POLITICS

Julie Winokur guest blogs on America Speaks. Read what she has to say:

Democracy is founded on robust dialogue, but somewhere along the line, politics replaced sex as the one thing in America we don’t discuss in mixed company even amongst friends and family. Increasingly, political pundits dictate the tenor of our national conversation and we have allowed divisive catch phrases to supplant genuine dialogue. One filmmaker–a mother of two teenagers– is traveling across the United States with a star-spangled table asking people to sit down with her and share their political beliefs.”

Read the full article here.

Bring It To The Table tours U.S. Colleges and Universities with Live “Table Talks”

Check out what the American Democracy Project has to say about Bring it to the Table:

Do you know your roommate as well as you think you do? Do you know how your colleague feels about immigration, taxation, same-sex marriage? How does your professor feel about gun control? Or your partner about abortion? Do you talk about it?”

 

 

Read the full article here.

"Bring It to the Table…One Producer Puts Politics without Partisanship Back on the Menu"

Winokur continues to roll as more and more people sit down her table.
 
 
 
“Her intention was simple – to educate and mobilize people to examine their own partisanship and encourage new dialogue.”

Read all about Julie Winokur in the online publication Womenetics

After President Obama’s Inaugural Address, we saw he immense progress that the LGBT community has made over the past four years. 

I knew I was a conservative long before I knew that I was gay … [I] believe that freedom to marry is directly in line with the core ideals and principles of the Republican Party. Less government, more individual freedom, personal responsibility and the importance of family.

—Sarah Longwell, a member of the Log Cabin Republicans, speaking at the Table in Tampa, Florida

Web series ‘Bring It to the Table’ explores beliefs and their origins

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As we mark Obama’s inauguration, let’s remember to make bi-partisan dialogue the motto for the next four years.

Director and Producer Julie Winokur who “hears voices, dozens of voices at a time — from the left, the right and in between” has been featured in the Star Ledger for our project “Bring it to the Table”. 

Read more at: http://www.nj.com/entertainment/tv/index.ssf/2012/11/bring_it_to_table_julie_winoku.html

Web series ‘Bring It to the Table’ explores beliefs and their origins

image

As we mark Obama’s inauguration, let’s remember to make bi-partisan dialogue the motto for the next four years.

Director and Producer Julie Winokur who “hears voices, dozens of voices at a time — from the left, the right and in between” has been featured in the Star Ledger for our project “Bring it to the Table”. 

Read more at: http://www.nj.com/entertainment/tv/index.ssf/2012/11/bring_it_to_table_julie_winoku.html

Bring it asks, “Is there equal opportunity”? 
Dan Roselli, an Independent from North Carolina, says, “…If my grandfather left me a 100-million dollar company or I come from 3 generations of poverty where my parents and grandparents haven’t finished high school, that’s NOT equal opportunity.”

Bring it asks, “Is there equal opportunity”? 

Dan Roselli, an Independent from North Carolina, says, “…If my grandfather left me a 100-million dollar company or I come from 3 generations of poverty where my parents and grandparents haven’t finished high school, that’s NOT equal opportunity.”

Joan Todd Brings it to the Table and gives her opinion about the economy/national debt, “Who’s going to pay for it? I’m going to be on the other side of the grass. You guys are going to be paying the bill.”

~Joan Todd is a Republican from Florida. 

Joan Todd Brings it to the Table and gives her opinion about the economy/national debt, “Who’s going to pay for it? I’m going to be on the other side of the grass. You guys are going to be paying the bill.”

~Joan Todd is a Republican from Florida. 

"I was raised on welfare. I kinda remember my mom maybe milked that a little bit too much…You know people should be held more accountable. And I think if the government would cut down a little bit, people would get a backbone." ~James Wright, a Democrat from North Carolina   

"I was raised on welfare. I kinda remember my mom maybe milked that a little bit too much…You know people should be held more accountable. And I think if the government would cut down a little bit, people would get a backbone." ~James Wright, a Democrat from North Carolina   

A journey through the American political psyche. Join the adventure.

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