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Previously: Suppose you held a film festival and right wingnuts didn’t want anyone to attend

We cover politics and government in Missouri. We don’t usually cover film festivals. Unless government and politics somehow gets into the mix.

It has.

So, I found myself attending a Show Me Social Justice International Film Festival event at a Warrensburg movie theater.

Dee Wallace (left) and Pam LaFrenz, Executive Director of the Missouri Valley Community Action Agency.

The event took place right before a festival screening of Winter’s Bone, a film about Missouri (That’s like saying that Titanic was a film about a holiday cruise…).

The theatrical trailer for Winter’s Bone:

So I got to meet Dee Wallace, talk with people about the festival and Denny Hoskins’ (r-noun, verb, CPA) war on local economic development, and I also learned that Denny Hoskins (r) had issued a press release today taking credit for sinking the grant funding for the film festival.

Yeah, I know, an obvious public relations coup for someone who’s really concerned about local economic development.

Putting Johnson Countians back to work is my first priority.

Yeah, right.