North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

“Won’t Back Down” screening at DNC

  • Sep 03

    Starts: September 3, 2012 @ 12:30 pm

    Ends: September 3, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

“Won’t Back Down”  Screening at the DNC Convention
sponsored by Democrats for Education Reform, Parent Revolution and StudentsFirst. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with Michelle Rhee, Ben Austin, Joe Williams, Mayor Kevin Johnson and others.

see trailer here

By invitation only

Email for registration information


Where: EpiCentre Theaters – 210 East Trade St., Charlotte, NC 28202
Date: September 3, 2012
Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm

Student ushers get there by 11:30 (parents: for questions call Eddie Goodall 704.236,1234)

Doors open at noon

12:30 pm Lunch is served

1:00 pm movie begins

3:00 pm panel begins

(student ushers depart)

4:15 pm reception begins

Won’t back down info


UPDATED information Sept 3!


We are looking forward seeing you at today’s advance screening of the upcoming movie Won’t Back Down!  We’re excited to inform you that Mayor Villaraigosa, Chair of the Democratic National Convention, will join us as well!


A few important notes:

  • Time: Doors will open at 12:00PM tomorrow.  Please plan for significant travel delays if you are driving to the event.  Lunch will be served starting at 12:00PM, and the screening will start promptly at 1:00PM.
  • Address: 210 East Trade St (EpiCentre Complex).
    • There may be a couple of DNC security checkpoints along the way.  Please ensure that all members of your party bring a government-issued photo ID.
  • Driving & Parking Instructions:  
    • You must approach the venue from College Street (do not use intersection streets)
    • You must take a right off College St onto 4th St***Do not miss***
    • Immediately after the right turn, EpiCentre parking deck will be on the left by the “bowl” sign (stairs are also on this street in front of the P sign).
    • **If you miss the turn onto 4th St, you will have to circle around about 20 blocks so do not miss turning right on 4th street.
  • From Parking Deck:  After parking, you will take the elevators to the 2nd floor.  The Registration desk will be in front of EpiCentre theaters on the second floor right next to Strike bowling. 


If you have any questions, please contact (call-text) Lawrence Green (405-923-2600) or Adam Childers (919-695-2220) or Eddie Goodall (704-236-1234).