Twisp: The Power of Community
November 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
The 40-minute film celebrates the qualities of rural America that help one tiny town to thrive. It also asks, “In a society that seems increasingly polarized and confrontational, how do some communities manage to get along?”
A panel discussion will follow the screening with Pateros mayor, Carlene Anders, and members of the Methow Valley Citizens Council.
Several years in the making, Twisp explores the qualities that enable one rural town to thrive when so many others are dying, or being swallowed up by development. Producer and director Goodman was inspired to make the film by the cheerful resourcefulness of her neighbors and also “as an antidote to the increasingly confrontational and intolerant rhetoric that has characterized public discourse in recent years.