Party Girls: Exploring Politics Across America

Six young women of varying personal, religious, and political beliefs road trip across the US in the months leading up to the 2016 election.

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Michele Barnwell

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The Film

Party Girls: Exploring Politics Across America is an arced episodic docu-series following a group of six young women of varying personal, religious, and political beliefs — as they road trip together across America in the months leading up to the 2016 Presidential elections. Each woman ranges in age from 18-21 years old and are engaging in the political process as voters for the very first time in their lives.

While newly declaring their political party affiliations, participating in rallies, actively digging deep into each candidate and the issues, these six women personally experience all of this through and with each other as they travel. They may sometimes stand contemptuously divided on certain issues; but still easily find themselves united when traveling through parts of America more hostile to the Black experience. At the heart of their journey is an honest and authentic exploration of crisis, conflicts, and personal growth.

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