Pigsgusset Initiative and Watertown Library to Premiere Award Winning Documentary “Stonebreakers”

The following press release was provided by the Pigsgusset Initiative

WATERTOWN – Community members are invited to attend the Watertown debut of Stonebreakers, an award winning documentary, that will be showing at the Watertown Free Public Library on April 11, 2024 from 6:30 – 8:30 P.M.  

Stonebreakers chronicles the conflicts around monuments that arose in the United States during the George Floyd protests and the 2020 presidential election.  As statues of Columbus, Confederates and Founding Fathers fall from their pedestals, the nation’s triumphalist myths are called into question. By exploring the shifting landscapes of American monumentality, the film interrogates the link between history and political action in a nation that must confront its past now more urgently than ever. 

Discussion will follow the film facilitated by Dr. Mishy Lesser, Watertown resident, co-founder of the Watertown-based Pigsgusset Initiative and Co-President and Learning Director for Upstander Project.

The free showing of this film represents a collaboration between the Watertown Free Public Library and the Pigsgusset Initiative, a working group of Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment.  Light refreshments will be served.

For further information contact: Jennifer Wolfrum at [email protected]

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Tickets are now available online via Eventbrite for $12.00 each with all proceeds benefitting the Watertown Community Foundation, and must be purchased prior to the event. The Watertown Community Foundation is a public organization that works to build and sustain a vibrant, close–knit community in Watertown, now and for future generations. Arsenal Yards is pleased to partner with the Watertown Community Foundation for proceeds of this event to benefit food insecurities in the City of Watertown.