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SD Jewish Film Festival Presents 'American Socialist: The Life And Times Of Eugene Victor Debs'


  • WHEN Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 5 p.m.
  • WHERE Edwards Mira Mesa, 10733 Westview Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92126
  • AGES All ages
  • COST $12.25 - $15.25

San Diego’s Yale Strom (Artist in Residence in the Department of Jewish Studies, San Diego State University) dives deeply into the life of Eugene Debs, a five-time candidate for President of the United States representing the Socialist Party of America which he co-founded.

He championed labor rights and stood against income inequality, becoming a de facto progenitor of Bernie Sanders.

Narrated by Amy Madigan, the film overflows with captivating and compelling historical footage, imagery and documentation.

The film is 100 minutes in length.

Guest Speakers: Yale Strom (Director), Elizabeth Schwartz (Executive Producer, Co-Writer), Luke Jungers (Editor).

Awards: Audience Award - Best Documentary, 2017 United Workers Film Festival, NYC.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional poster for "American Socialist: The Life and ...

Above: Promotional poster for "American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs." Courtesy of Yale Strom.


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