Knock Down the House (2019)

Rachel Lear’s directs Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cori Bush and Paula Jean Swearengin in this documentary about four ordinary American women who challenge their traditional political candidates for Congress.

Lovely to see a doc about democracy that has a positive message. Ocasio-Cortez in particular comes across fantastically, smart and sweet, human and fierce. Is she a portent of a new kind of grassroots and disentangled from special interests party politics? Time will tell,


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