WATERVILLE — Kennebec Valley Community Action Program will host a screening of “Dream On” at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Railroad Square Cinema. The new film with political comedian John Fugelsang is about the perilous state of the American Dream.

Fugelsang will retrace the journey of Alexis de Tocqueville, whose study of our young country in 1831 came to define America as a place where anyone could climb the ladder of economic opportunity. Following in the Frenchman’s footsteps, Fugelsang talks with fast-food workers and retirees, prisoners and entrepreneurs, undocumented immigrants and community organizers about their hopes, dreams and daily struggles.

“Dream On” explores whether the optimistic spirit of the American Dream that Tocqueville observed is alive and well in the 21st century, or whether George Carlin was right when he famously quipped, “It’s called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.”

For more information about KVCAP, call 859-1630 or email [email protected]

For more information about “Dream On,” visit www.pppdocs.com or email [email protected]

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