Documentary screening Jan. 28

The IJ & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center is sponsoring a screening of the film “Race to Nowhere” Jan. 28 at the Megaplex 12 Theatres (in the Gateway Center mall, 165 S. Rio Grande).

Filmmakers describe the documentary feature as “heartbreaking stories of young people who have been pushed to the brink, parents who are trying to do what’s best for their kids, and educators who are burned out and worried that students aren’t developing the skills needed for the global economy.”

Co-director Vicki Abeles, who is the sister of one of center’s board members, will be at the 7 p.m. screening of the film, and for a question-and-answer session afterwards.

Tickets are $10, and are available at the Megaplex Theatres Web site (www.megaplextheatres.com), as well as at the door on the night of the screening.

For more information, call 801-581-0098 or browse www.slcjcc.org.

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