Running for office for the first time and having it documented on camera

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Amy Vilela in “Knock Down the House.” Credit: Netflix.

The filmmakers who made the new Netflix documentary “Knock Down the House” began shooting four first-time female Congressional candidates a year ago. We speak with one of those candidates: Democrat Amy Vilela. She ran for Nevada's 4th Congressional District in the U.S. House, and lost the primary on June 12, 2018.

Credits

Guest:
Amy Vilela - former candidate for Nevada's 4th Congressional District

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Yael Even Or, Amy Ta, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Rosalie Atkinson, Adriana Cargill, Nihar Patel