Street Fight (2005) - Movie Details
|Release Date:||February 22, 2006|
|On DVD:||January 9, 2007|
|Cast:||Cory Booker, Sharpe James|
|Running Time:||81 minutes|
|MPAA Rating:||Not Rated|
Fought in Newark's neighborhoods and housing projects, the battle pits Booker against an old style political machine that uses any means necessary to crush its opponents: city workers who do not support the mayor are demoted; "disloyal" businesses are targeted by code...
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Street Fight, a 2006 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature, is an engaging and startling look at modern politics. The movie revolves around two Democratic mayoral candidates, newcomer Cory Booker and incumbent mayor Sharpe James, in the 2002 Newark, New Jersey elections. While the movie clearly favors young and vocal Booker, you can hardly blame director Marshall Curry for being biased - after all, every time he tries to film Sharpe, the mayor sends police after him to confiscate his camera.Full movie review »
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