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"Providence Lost": An Interfaith Pre-Screening


"Providence Lost": An Interfaith Pre-Screening

Thursday, July 11 from 7-9 PM at the Dwares JCC Baxt Social Hall

Join faith leaders and community members in Rhode Island for the pre-screening of a short film, followed by a panel and public conversation about evictions and policy solutions.

"Providence Lost," a short nonfiction film, follows a family undergoing an eviction and their subsequent search for a new home. In 2018, the Trottiers were one of more than 13,000 households to be evicted in Rhode Island. Their struggle against soaring rents and a dysfunctional safety net is shared by a majority of renters across the state. This portrait of a city divided, caught between the promise of glamorous development and the reality of our current housing crisis, forces us to reckon with the human cost of change, and asks us to imagine the possibility of a city for all.

Madonna Trottier
Butch Trottier
Stephen Tobin

Film by:
Oscar Dupuy d'Angeac

Produced by: 
Signs of Providence

Sponsored by:
Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island
RI Interfaith Coalition to Reduce Poverty
RI State Council of Churches

Please reserve your free tickets here.

**Please note, the facility is fully wheelchair accessible. If you require closed-captioning, please let organizers know by emailing shague@jewishallianceri.org.

Event Date
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Event time
7:00 PM
Cost / donation
Free | Suggested donation of $5
Stephanie Hague at
or 401.421.4111
ext. 127
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