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

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"hit and miss, but worth watching for the Franken bit alone"
‑ Christopher Null,
"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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