Screening of "Backpack Full of Cash"

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 6:45pm

Presented by: The Indiana Coalition for Public Education—Monroe County 

Thursday, March 1st at 6:45 p.m.AMC Showplace Bloomington 12 WestThe Indiana Coalition for Public Eduction—Monroe County is pleased to present the documentary Backpack Full of Cash. This is a free, ticketed event. Please click here to reserve your ticket(s) on Eventbrite.Narrated by Matt Damon, this feature-length documentary explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America’s most vulnerable children. Filmed in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Nashville and other cities, Backpack Full of Cash takes viewers through the tumultuous 2013–14 school year, exposing the world of corporate-driven education “reform” where public education—starved of resources—hangs in the balance. While Indiana is not a focus of the film, what it describes applies here in spades. For more information about the movie, please visit