PAY 2 PLAY, from filmmaker John Wellington Ennis, is also full of energy and intelligence and a heartfelt and necessary message that tells us to wake up and take control of our government. As we're told upfront and then again toward the finale, "It's not about left and right but instead about insiders and outsiders," the former of which are hellbent on never letting the latter in.
Noam Chomsky (below) to Van Jones, while covering territory other docs have trod previously.
Paul Hackett , Subodh Chandra and Surya Yalamanchili (above) -- gets into the political fray, work hard and, by virtue of their courage and dedication, manage to go much farther than anyone expected. Not far enough, as it usually turns out, but still....
McCutcheon and Hobby Lobby decisions.) Yet rather than taking a cynical, what's-the-use? attitude, Ennis insists that we and our work really matter. As former would-be politician Mr. Yalamanchili tells us, "It's always one person."
AMC Loews Village VII, and will open next Friday, September 12, in Los Angeles (at Laemmle's Noho 7) and in Washington DC (at the Angelika Pop-Up). Surely DVD, VOD and streaming cannot be far behind.