Special Q&A with both David McKay and Bradley Crowder in attendence!
BETTER THIS WORLD follows the dramatic journey of David McKay (22) and Bradley Crowder (23) of Midland Texas, George W. Bush’s hometown, from political neophytes to accused domestic terrorists at the 2008 Republican National Convention.
Through interviews with Crowder, McKay and their family members; FBI agents and attorneys; and a wealth of intriguing surveillance and archival footage BETTER THIS WORLD presents an extraordinarily account of the boys’ radicalization, grapples with the morality of their choices, and sheds light on several overlapping issues related to the government’s domestic counterterrorism program: the growing surveillance culture, the criminalization of protest and dissent and the erosion of civil liberties in post-9/11 era.
BETTER THIS WORLD paints a gripping portrait of the strange and intriguing odyssey of these young men — poignantly describing not only the problems of power and authority, but also the ultimate power of friendship, forgiveness and love.
Wednesday, February, 29th at 7 PM
Alamo Drafthouse Village (2700 W Anderson Ln)
Tickets: $5 AFS Members & Students with Valid ID / $8 Non-Members
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