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Author: Ian InabaAnastasia KingGreg PalastRobert J FitrakisJohn Conyers, Jr.All authors
Publisher: New York : Disinformation Co., [2006] ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the contemporary tactics used to control our democratic process and silence political dissent. Chronicles the patterns of voter disenfranchisement from Florida 2000 to Ohio 2004 while following the story of Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Statistics
Documentary
Documentaries and factual films and video
Named Person: Cynthia McKinney; Cynthia McKinney
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Inaba; Anastasia King; Greg Palast; Robert J Fitrakis; John Conyers, Jr.; John Lewis; Stephanie Tubbs Jones; Bernard Sanders; Mark Batson; Michael Bearden; DJ Shadow; Thievery Corporation (Musical group),; Soulsavers (Musical group),; Guerrilla News Network,; Disinformation Company,
ISBN: 1932857532 9781932857535
OCLC Number: 71325525
Notes: Documentary.
Originally produced as motion picture in 2005.
Special features: Capitol Hill police officers speak out on McKinney Incident; 19 minute activist's tool: "American Blackout - Ohio 2004; Deleted scenes with discussions on the Carlyle Group and AIPAC; "True lies" animated short featuring Taalam Acey; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Editors, Liz Canning, Jean-Philippe Boucicaut, Ian Inaba ; camera, Ian Inaba [and others] ; original music, Mark Batson, Michael Bearden ; music, D.J. Shadow, Thievery Corporation, Soulsavers.
Performer(s): Interviews with Greg Palast, Bob Fitrakis, John Conyers, John Lewis, Stephanie Tubbs-Jones, Bernie Sanders.
Awards: Special Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival; Best Documentary, Cinequest Film Festival; Audience Award, Cleveland International Film Festival; Special Jury Prize, Boston Independent Film Festival; Audience Award, Columbus Alive Deep Focus Film Festival; Best Documentary, Urbanworld Vibe Film Festival.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 0; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Responsibility: a Guerrilla News Network production ; directed by Ian Inaba ; produced by Anastasia King.

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Examines the contemporary tactics used to control our democratic process and silence political dissent. Chronicles the patterns of voter disenfranchisement from Florida 2000 to Ohio 2004 while following the story of Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney.

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