The First Amendment Project
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The First Amendment Project
Generic title aside, The First Amendment Project isn't a boring civics lesson. Produced for the Sundance Channel and Court TV, the short-film collection is an engaging exploration of recent free speech battles (and yes, a few bad words do get spoken). The best known participants include documentary filmmaker Chris Hegedus (The War Room) and actor/director Mario Van Peebles (Baadasssss!), but all three films take a similar approach. Hegedus and Nick Doob (American High) are behind Fox vs. Franken, which looks at the suit filed against author Al Franken for using the phrase "fair and… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"hit and miss, but worth watching for the Franken bit alone"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"These films give the viewer an introduction to some First Amendment issues that may be unfamiliar to non-journalists."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
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