Dutch politics is all about consensus–which is one reason Dutch people find American politics so bizarre. The shooting in Arizona of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords last month–in which 6 people were murdered–brought new attention to the crisis underlying American politics. A special screening of a documentary that explores the great political divide that threatens to pull America apart. In “Split: A Divided America,” filmmaker Kelly Nyks travels the U.S., asking ordinary people and political leaders the same series of questions about the country and its values…and gets very different answers.
Moderator: Ruth Oldenziel
In collaboration with: A Matter of Taste, Holland-America Friendship Foundation, American Embassy The Hague, AEGON