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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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 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    320 PAY    Available
Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Note "The best documenary about speaking truth to power since The Big Lebowski" John Nichols (Tha Nation/MSNBC) from back cover
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
Extra features include featurettes, MBW Art Show 2011, trailer.
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.
Credits Editor, Vivian Umino ; music, Dorian Cheah.
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.
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.
System Details DVD, NTSC ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation.
Language In English with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Subject United States. Congress -- Ethics.
American Legislative Exchange Council.
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
Campaign funds -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Political campaigns -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Political corruption -- United States.
Corporations, American -- Political activity.
Corporations, American -- Corrupt practices.
Democracy -- United States.
Political science.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Ennis, John Wellington, 1973- film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Reich, Robert B. Interviewee.
Nichols, John. Interviewee.
Lessig, Lawrence. Interviewee.
Chomsky, Noam. Interviewee.
Jones, Van. Interviewee.
Willliamson, Marianne. 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 Subitlte on container: Democracy's high stakes [videorecording]
Added Title Pay two play [videorecording]
Pay to play [videorecording]
ISBN 9781939517326
193951732X
Standard No. 826262012397
Music No. TDC-DV-123 Disinformation

 
    
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