Knock Down the House

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Knock Down the House is a 2019 American documentary movie directed by Rachel Lears.[1] It is about the primary campaigns of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush and Paula Jean Swearengin, four progressive Democrats supported by Justice Democrats and Brand New Congress who ran for Congress in the 2018 midterm elections.[2][3]

The movie had its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2019,[4][5] and it was released on May 1, 2019 by Netflix.[6]

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  1. Siegel, Tatiana (November 28, 2018). "Sundance Unveils Politics-Heavy Lineup Featuring Ocasio-Cortez Doc, Feinstein Drama". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  2. Croucher, Shane (November 29, 2018). "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Stars in Sundance Festival Film About 'Most Shocking Political Upset in Recent American History'". Newsweek. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  3. Adams, Sam (January 29, 2019). ""I Need to Take Up Space"". Slate. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  4. Ryan, Patrick (January 28, 2019). "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez surprises at Sundance premiere of her emotional new documentary". USA Today. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  5. Palmer, Ewan (January 28, 2019). "Knock Down the House: Watch Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Receive Standing Ovation From Sundance Audience After Documentary Screening". Newsweek. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  6. Wilkinson, Alissa (April 22, 2019). "Watch: Netflix's Knock Down the House trailer is here to make politics feel a little more hopeful". Vox. Retrieved May 1, 2019.