MADISON (WKOW) -- There was a special screening Sunday night in Janesville of the documentary "As Goes Janesville".
The film has won multiple awards and will get a national viewing Monday night on PBS.
It tracks the aftermath of the closing of Janesville's General Motors plant nearly four years ago.
The director says it's getting good feedback.
"Ultimately it's kind of a plea to bring people together," Director Brad Lichtenstein said. "It's a cautionary tale in a sense of what happens when politics rips us apart."
Gayle Listenbee, one of the people featured in the film said Brad made her feel comfortable in front of the camera.
"I know I'm not a reality TV star, but the more I talked to Brad and Nicole the easier it got," Listenbee said. "And I understood the importance of allowing people to see what it's like to go through the things that we had to go through."
The New York Times Sunday called the film a "political thriller".
The film will air on PBS Monday night at 9 p.m.
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