18 in '08 (2007)

18 in '08, is a nonpartisan documentary film made by 21-year-old director, David D. Burstein. It is targeted at today's 17-24 year-olds, many of whom will be voting for the first time in a ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Jeff Asher Jeff Asher ... Self - Boston College Student
Doug Bailey Doug Bailey ... Self - President, Unity08 / Founder, 'The Hotline' (as President Doug Bailey)
Robert Bixby Robert Bixby ... Self - Executive Director, Concord Coalition
Cory Booker ... Self (as Mayor Cory Booker)
Barbara Boxer ... Self (as Sen. Barbara Boxer)
Paul Brathwaite Paul Brathwaite ... Self - Executive Director, Congressional Black Caucus
Sam Brownback Sam Brownback ... Self (as Sen. Sam Brownback)
Jeb Bush ... Self (as Gov. Jeb Bush)
Robert Byrd ... Self (as Sen. Robert Byrd)
James Carville ... Self - Democratic Strategist
Wesley Clark ... Self (as Gen. Wesley Clark)
Shane Cory Shane Cory ... Self - Executive Director, Libertarian Party
Kate Demers Kate Demers ... Vice President Kate Demers - Harvard Institute of Politics Student Advisory Group
E.J. Dionne Jr. ... Self - Washington Post Columnist (as E.J. Dionne)
Chris Dodd ... Self (as Sen. Chris Dodd)
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18 in '08, is a nonpartisan documentary film made by 21-year-old director, David D. Burstein. It is targeted at today's 17-24 year-olds, many of whom will be voting for the first time in a presidential election in 2008. 18 in '08 features interviews with many of the most influential politicians of today, as well as popular culture figures, political activists, media commentators, and student leaders. 18 in '08 explains what is at stake for youth in the 2008 election, how decisions made in Washington today will affect young people for years to come, the issues and ideas that engage our generation, what turns us off, why are we so cynical about politics, the role of new media in engaging young voters, and candidates who have inspired youth. Fast-paced, entertaining, and thought-provoking, the film is ultimately a call to young people to overturn traditional under-representation in election campaigns, get involved in the political process, and vote. 18 in '08 will be connecting with ... Written by anonymous

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18 in '08 has been featured on the ABC Evening News, CSPAN, CNN, NPR, Geraldo, Fox News, and in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Village Voice, The Huffington Post, and The Politico. See more »

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