Knock Down The House Knock Down The House

Community Screening with FLIP NC

Please join me for a free screening of Knock Down the House, which follows the incredible stories of four women who decide to run for office against all odds. At a moment of historic volatility in American politics, these women set themselves on a journey that changed their lives and country forever. Watch the trailer at knockdownthehouse.com.


Screening dates and locations are subject to change, so we encourage you to reach out to the host to confirm event details before attending.

Host & Event Details

FLIP NC Host
Jul 14 2019 Date
12:00pm - 3:00pm Time
The Alamo Drafthouse Location
216 New Bern Ave D Raleigh, North Carolina 27610 United States Address

Host a Screening

Sign up to host a free screening of Knock Down The House in your home or community! Questions? Email [email protected].

  • To list your screening on our website, please share the following information.

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • :

The Story

When tragedy struck her family in the midst of the financial crisis, Bronx-born Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had to work double shifts in a restaurant to save her home from foreclosure. After losing a loved one to a preventable medical condition, Amy Vilela didn’t know what to do with the anger she felt about America’s broken health care system. Cori Bush was drawn into the streets when the police shooting of an unarmed black man brought protests and tanks into her neighborhood. Paula Jean Swearengin was fed up with watching her friends and family suffer and die from the environmental effects of the coal industry.

At a moment of historic volatility in American politics, these four women decide to fight back, setting themselves on a journey that will change their lives and their country forever. Without political experience or corporate money, they build a movement of insurgent candidates challenging powerful incumbents in Congress. Their efforts result in a legendary upset.

Meet The Filmmakers

Jubilee Films Enterprise Documentary Fund Gucci Chicago Media Project Solidaire Threshold Foundation Perspective Atlas Films Artemisrising Foundation Doc Society Tribeca Film Institute Oath The Puffin Foundation IFP