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 ... Boston College Student Jeff Asher
Doug Bailey Doug Bailey ... Himself - President Doug Bailey, Unity08 / Founder 'The Hotline'
Robert Bixby Robert Bixby ... Executive Director Robert Bixby - Concord Coalition
Cory Booker ... Mayor Cory Booker
Barbara Boxer ... Senator Barbara Boxer
Paul Brathwaite Paul Brathwaite ... Executive Director Paul Brathwaite - Congressional Black Caucus
Sam Brownback Sam Brownback ... Senator Sam Brownback
Jeb Bush ... Governor Jeb Bush
Robert Byrd ... Senator Robert Byrd
James Carville ... Democratic Strategist James Carville
Wesley Clark Wesley Clark ... General Wesley Clark
Shane Cory Shane Cory ... Executive Director Shane Cory - Libertarian Party
Kate Demers Kate Demers ... Vice President Kate Demers - Harvard Institute of Politics Student Advisory Group
E.J. Dionne Jr. ... Washington Post Columnist EJ Dionne
Chris Dodd ... Senator 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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2007 (USA) See more »

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18 in '08 has screened over 1000 times publicly since June 2007, and has also registered over 21,000 voters. See more »

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