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“UnRepresented” – Documentary Screening & Filmmaker Q&A

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Virtual Event

UnRepresented is an award-winning documentary that uncovers the mechanisms that drive the cycle of corruption in Congress—giving political insiders enormous, unchecked power. The film explores how special interests bankroll political campaigns and relentlessly lobby to rig the system in their favor, all while following the letter of the law. Dole Institute audience members can take part in an exclusive viewing of the documentary before its debut on PBS. During a follow-up event, a panel of experts will discuss the problems highlighted in the documentary, and the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panel.

The panel features the panel will feature UnRepresented filmmaker Andrew Rodney, businessman and leading voice of the Independent Movement Greg Orman, and Mary Banwart, an expert in political campaign communication at the Department of Communications at KU. The live online discussion will highlight influences in campaigns and politics, current reform efforts, and filmmaker insights on the making of the film.

Sunday, March 14-Tuesday, March 16, get a free sneak-preview of UnRepresented, that will soon premiere on PBS. Watch the documentary here.

Then, at 7pm on March 16th, we’ll be discussing the film with the director and a few special guests.  Join us for behind-the-scenes insights and audience Q&A.

During the event, submit your questions to for the question-and-answer portion of the program.

A printable handout is available for this program here:

This program is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

This special program will be live-streamed to the institute’s YouTube channel and to its website, Due to continuing concerns regarding the novel coronavirus pandemic, the program will only be available online. Follow the Dole Institute on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for updates regarding this and future programming.

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics is dedicated to promoting political and civic participation as well as civil discourse in a bipartisan, philosophically balanced manner. It is located on KU’s West Campus and houses the Dole Archive and Special Collections. Through its robust public programming, congressional archive, and museum, the Dole Institute strives to celebrate public service and the legacies of US Senators Bob Dole and Elizabeth Dole. “


March 16
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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