A Call To Action, a documentary that captures the story of how a motivated group of musicians and fans created HeadCount, a grassroots non-partisan, not-for-profit voter registration ... See full summary »

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Christopher Gaspar

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Trey Anastasio ... Self
Andy Bernstein Andy Bernstein ... Self
Hunter Brown Hunter Brown ... Self
Marc Brownstein Marc Brownstein ... Self
Jeff Coffin Jeff Coffin ... Self
Chris Culos Chris Culos ... Self
Bela Fleck ... Self
Michael Franti ... Self
Reid Genauer Reid Genauer ... Self
Warren Haynes ... Self
Dave Matthews ... Self
David Murphy David Murphy ... Self
David Murphy David Murphy ... Self
Marc Roberge Marc Roberge ... Self
Al Schneir Al Schneir ... Self
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A Call To Action, a documentary that captures the story of how a motivated group of musicians and fans created HeadCount, a grassroots non-partisan, not-for-profit voter registration organization, depicts how HeadCount sprang out of the live music community to become a force in a nationwide movement to mobilize young voters. It features appearances by a dozen musicians and longtime supporters, including superstar Dave Matthews, Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio of Phish and Grammy-winner Bela Fleck. A Call to Action mixes music, interviews and concert footage to tell an inspirational story about culture and political organizing. It shows how unique lessons learned in the grassroots music community were applied in launching HeadCount, a volunteer-run organization that would register nearly 50,000 voters in 2004, its very first year of existence. "For the young folks today, these elections will largely determine what happens for the rest of their lives," said Bob Weir, a ... Written by Anonymous

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musician | band | vote | rocker | music fan | See All (5) »

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Vote! That was the message.

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Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 2008 (USA) See more »

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$20,000 (estimated)
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