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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

American Winter Documentary Showing - February 25 in Olympia

Join the Financial Empowerment Network|Seattle King County, Pierce County Foreclosure Prevention Roundtable, the Office of the Attorney General, Columbia Legal Services, Seattle University School of Law Foreclosure Mediation & Outreach Project, and the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions for a free showing of ‘American Winter. on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 in Olympia.

The documentary by Emmy-award winning filmmakers Joe and Harry Gantz follows the personal stories of Oregon families struggling in the wake of the recession.

What: American Winter is a documentary that highlights the personal stories of 8 northwest families struggling with the effects of the great recession including homelessness, job loss, illness, and foreclosure. The screening is intended to raise awareness that foreclosure is still an ongoing problem in WA state, highlight what WA is doing about it, warn audience members about foreclosure rescue scams, and connect audience members to resources.

Where: Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

When: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, Doors Open at 5:30, Screening starts at 6 p.m. with Special Guest Representative Tina Orwall, prime sponsor of the Foreclosure Fairness Act. Followed by an audience Q&A with a panel of experts.

Cost: FREE, but registration is required.

Registration: Get your tickets today at