August 19, 2016
BOXED IN: DOCUMENTARY ABOUT “DARK STORES”
IMPACT ON LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN MICHIGAN
A FILM BY NMU PROFESSOR DWIGHT BRADY
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 7:00PM,
PETER WHITE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Emmy Award winner and NMU professor Dwight Brady has just produced “Boxed In”, a 30-minute documentary about the “Dark Store” issue in Michigan. The film exposes how Michigan Tax Tribunal decisions have generated a windfall of tax breaks for corporate retailers while severely impacting the revenue and services of local governments. It premieres at a special event on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, Peter White Public Library (Community Room, downstairs), 7:00-8:30 P.M. Fourteen NMU students were involved in the production. The film airs on WNMU-TV, September 1, 8:00pm.
For more on the film including a 30-second trailer see: http://boxedin.news/
The premiere is sponsored by the Marquette County Citizens for Fair Share and the BRITE Stores. The August 24 premiere will include comments by Professor Brady, an update on pending legislation, as well as a progress report on the Marquette community’s BRITE Stores initiative.
For more information, contact:
Marquette County Citizens for Fair Share
(906) 361-4240 (c)
Kathleen Carlson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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