Watch now! | 'For the Love of Rutland' screening and discussion
In case you missed it, you can still enjoy a screening of For the Love of Rutland, a Made Here series film, followed by a panel discussion led by VPR's Nina Keck. Watch the film here and then enjoy the discussion here.
As her small, blue-collar city struggles to emerge from the opioid epidemic and gets caught up in battles over change, identity, and self-mythology, For the Love of Rutland closely follows the story of Stacie Griffin – a remarkable and resilient woman who lives in the toughest neighborhood of the heroin-battered town of Rutland, Vermont. After 38 years of steady hardship and near invisibility in a town that is overwhelmingly white and deeply stratified by class, Stacie yearns to improve her own situation and those of her neighbors – including three Syrian families who arrive in her town just before the federal government bans refugee resettlement.
VPR's Nina Keck will guide a post-screening discussion with the filmmakers Jennifer Maytorena Taylor and Jim Sabataso, as well as participants and Rutland residents Lisa Ryan and Stacie Griffin.
Virtual Event FAQ
So how exactly does this work?
First things first - start by registering here! The link to the event will be emailed to you very soon. You’ll get an event reminder 24 hours in advance. Then at 5 p.m. on March 24 we’ll send you the link again to watch the live stream on YouTube.
How much does it cost to take part?
There is no ticket cost, everyone is welcome to join for free.
Will other attendees be able to see or hear me?
No, you and all of our attendees will only be able to see the host and the guests. You will be able to ask questions or make comments.
On what platform will the event take place?
This will be a live webinar on YouTube, it will not be broadcast.
Will I have to use Zoom or any other video conferencing?
No, this is a live stream that you will watch on YouTube. To make a comment or ask a question during the event, you will need to be logged in with a Google account.