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August 28, 2020, 09:00 PM

Gotta Get Down To It

A film by Jonathan Tazewell

This ­story is a drama about Valerie Martin, a young college professor of African­-American descent, who works at Sedalia College, a small midwestern liberal arts school. When the college’s invitation to a controversial conservative speaker threatens to divide the campus, Val is pressured into introducing the speaker and serving as the public face of the event. Val tries to maintain her integrity and support her students effort to protest the speech while also keeping her job. When she discovers that trying to keep everyone happy may cost her more than she is willing to lose, she chooses a side.


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