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In Newark, N.J., elections are won and lost in the streets.
This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which the Cory Booker attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James. | Add synopsis »
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Jen Bluestein ... Herself

Cory Booker ... Himself
Bill Bradley ... Himself

Chris Christie ... Himself

Bill Clinton ... Himself (archive footage)
Pablo Fonseca ... Himself
Sharpe James ... Himself

Spike Lee ... Himself
Jim McGreevey ... Himself

Al Sharpton ... Himself

Cornel West ... Himself

Directed by
Marshall Curry 
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Marshall Curry 

Produced by
Marshall Curry .... producer
Liz Garbus .... executive producer
Catherine Jones .... associate producer
Catherine Haydon Jones .... associate producer
Marisa Karplus .... associate producer
Rory Kennedy .... executive producer
Original Music by
James Baxter 
Cinematography by
Marshall Curry 
Film Editing by
Marshall Curry 
Rachel Kittner 
Mary Manhardt 
Sound Department
Marshall Curry .... sound recordist
Paul Hsu .... sound re-recording mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Vikram Gandhi .... additional camera operator
Tony Hardmon .... additional cinematographer
Catherine Jones .... additional camera operator
Catherine Haydon Jones .... additional camera operator
Heather Murphy .... additional camera operator
Editorial Department
Matthew Hamachek .... assistant editor
Rachel Kittner .... additional editor
Mary Manhardt .... additional editor
Other crew
Adam Etline .... story consultant
Laird Adamson .... thanks: end titles
Cynthia Wade .... thanks

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Politics Jersey Style, 1 March 2007
Author: lastliberal from United States

It is not often that you get to see what goes on in the day to day of a campaign. In Street Fight, we see a newcomer trying to unseat an incumbent that has a 16-year hold on office, and is not afraid to use all the power at his disposal to crush this upstart. In addition, those who have been feeding at the trough of city government for those 16 years do not want their gravy train stopped. Dirty politics, dirty government, and a dirty city badly in need of repair. It makes for a compelling directorial debut and a story that should make all of us want to fight for the person we most want to see in office. It takes more than a vote to change a government!

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