“Dress Rehearsal,” a new documentary short from director David Modigliani, tells the messy, inspiring story of Wisconsin’s pandemic primary. When the coronavirus struck Wisconsin weeks before the primary, organizers on the ground had their best-laid canvassing plans turned upside down. As they figured out how to work remotely, an inclusive group of progressive organizers across the state embraced a wholesale pivot to online relational organizing and deepened relationships with voters in order to withstand the uncertain, rapidly changing environment. The Compton Foundation supported the final touches and launch of the film short via Acronym (fiscal sponsor: Hopewell Fund).
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