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Title Pay 2 play [videorecording] / Public Interest Pictures & Shoot First Inc. present ; executive producers, Holly Mosher & Rebecca Lynn Minkin ; written, directed and produced by John Wellington Ennis.

Publication Info. New York City, NY : Disinformation, [2014]
2014

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  320 P29 2014    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD, NTSC ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation.
Language In English with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Cast Robert Reich, John Nichols, Lawrence Lessig, Noam Chomsky, Van Jones, Marianne Williamson, Jack Abramoff, Marge Baker, Jerry Springer, Mark Crispin Miller, Brad Friedman, Lee Fang, Jason Leopold, Thom Hartmann, Jessica Levinson, Rashad Robinson, Bob Edgar, Kathay Feng, Rob Weissman.
Credits Editor, Vivian Umino ; music, Dorian Cheah.
Note "The best documentary about speaking truth to power since The Big Lebowski"--John Nichols (The Nation/MSNBC) from back cover
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
Contents The cycle of pay to play -- How can an outsider have a voice? -- Political battlefield -- Puppets -- Who is Citizens' United? -- A monopoly on the discussion -- A true politician -- Too close too call -- The billionaires -- Another branch of government -- Who owns the public space? -- Get out of jail free -- Kick and scream -- Candidates choosing their voters -- Election Day -- Crazy laws that hurt America -- The streets are the only place -- People power -- ALEC exposed -- Occupy Wall Street -- May day -- Fix six -- One person.
Summary If our political system is like a game of Monopoly, how can outsiders have a voice when only money speaks? John Ennis documents comical corruption, follows political newcomers, and uncovers intrigue in this colorful journey that connects the dots of Big Money in our ever-challenging election process.
Note Extra features include featurettes, MBW Art Show 2011, trailer.
Subject Campaign funds -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Political campaigns -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
United States. Congress -- Ethics.
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
American Legislative Exchange Council.
Political corruption -- United States.
Corporations, American -- Political activity.
Corporations, American -- Corrupt practices.
Democracy -- United States.
Political science.
American Legislative Exchange Council. (OCoLC)fst00543654
United States. Congress. (OCoLC)fst00529490
Campaign funds -- Corrupt practices. (OCoLC)fst00844848
Corporations, American -- Corrupt practices. (OCoLC)fst00879975
Corporations, American -- Political activity. (OCoLC)fst00879990
Democracy. (OCoLC)fst00890077
Ethics. (OCoLC)fst00915833
Political campaigns -- Corrupt practices. (OCoLC)fst01069214
Political corruption. (OCoLC)fst01069240
Political science. (OCoLC)fst01069781
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films -- United States.
Added Author Ennis, John Wellington, 1973- film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Reich, Robert B. Interviewee.
Nichols, John, 1959- Interviewee.
Lessig, Lawrence. Interviewee.
Chomsky, Noam. Interviewee.
Jones, Van. Interviewee.
Williamson, Marianne, 1952- Interviewee.
Abramoff, Jack. Interviewee.
Baker, Marge. Interviewee.
Springer, Jerry, 1944- Interviewee.
Miller, Mark Crispin. Interviewee.
Friedman, Brad. Interviewee.
Fang, Lee. Interviewee.
Leopold, Jason, 1969- Interviewee.
Hartmann, Thom, 1951- Interviewee.
Levinson, Jessica. Interviewee.
Robinson, Rashad. Interviewee.
Edgar, Bob. Interviewee.
Feng, Kathay. Interviewee.
Weissman, Robert. Interviewee.
Public Interest Pictures (Firm), production company.
Shoot First, Inc. (Firm), production company.
Disinformation Company, film distributor.
Note Subtitle on container: Democracy's high stakes
Added Title Pay 2 play
Pay to play
ISBN 9781939517326
193951732X
Standard No. 826262012397
Music No. TDC-DV-123 Disinformation

 
    
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