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New Documentary Features 2007 Atlantic City Campaign

   I had the pleasure of meeting Jason Pollock last year.  Mr. Pollock is a rising film director.  He was in Atlantic City to cover the Sixth Ward City Council Campaign of Ytit ChauhanVariety Magazine features this documentary:

Moore backs ‘Candidate’
Filmmaker stands behind feature
‘The Youngest Candidate’ will screen at Michael Moore’s film fest in Michigan.

Michael Moore’s endorsement makes it more likely that ‘The Youngest Candidate’ will be picked up by a distributor.

The key difference with “The Youngest Candidate” is that it’s about teens
running for elected office, not class president. The film follows four 2007
candidates: one who ran for mayor of Hartford, Conn.; another who ran for city
council in Memphis, Tenn.; a school board candidate in Hampton Township, Pa.;
and a City Council hopeful in Atlantic City, N.J.

Hopefully, more young adults will get both educated on political issues and theory and involved in the process.


About Jesse O. Kurtz

I am committed to fulfilling the promise of Atlantic City. The town would benefit from greater political participation by average citizens. Hopefully, some of the posts herein will encourage you to get more involved in your community. This blog will also feature other topics and subjects beyond Atlantic City. I hope that you will come to love Atlantic City as much, or more than I do.


One thought on “New Documentary Features 2007 Atlantic City Campaign

  1. He has a website up for it now, so much on the way.


    Posted by John | August 22, 2008, 8:17 pm

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