The Lincoln City HELP Program, along with partners Family Promise of Lincoln County and the Backpack For Kids Program present a one time screening of American Winter on Saturday, February 1st at 11:00am for a free showing of the film American Winter at the Bijou Theater at 1624 Hwy 101 in Lincoln City.
An award-nominated HBO documentary, filmed in Portland by brothers, Harry and Joe Gantz, American Winter follows the personal stories of 8 Oregon families in the aftermath of the Great Recession, looking past the myths and misconceptions of homelessness at the reality.
At the conclusion of the showing, a panel will be available for a question and answer discussion period. The panel members will include Hanna Connett, Lincoln City Help Advocate, Linda Roy, Interim Director, Family Promise of Lincoln County, Bill Hall, Lincoln County Commissioner and Pat Robertson, Backpack for Kids Program.
Admission is free but donations are appreciated. Monetary donations will benefit the Help Center and Family Promise and non-perishable food items will benefit the Backpack Program