The Ballot or The Bullet
Starring: A-Alikes (RBG)
Directed by Paul Biedrzycki.
Screening Date: October 22, 2011 6pm
(16th National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation)
Location: Nicholas Variety Bookstore – 560 Fulton ST Brooklyn, NY 11217
Synopsis: The Ballot or The Bullet follows Hip Hop group A-Alikes for the three months leading up to the
2008 Presidential Election. Seen for the first time is a rear view of the optimism, pessimism, despair
and hope felt by the disenfranchised of Urban America.
The film features the perspectives of Chuck D, actress Joy Bryant, Ilyasah Shabazz, dead prez, Poppa
Wu, Rosa Clemente, Immortal Technique and more.
The audience has the unique opportunity to enter a time machine in order to analyze themselves
and pre-election expectations of the United States’ first black President – four years wiser.
The film will be followed by a Q&A and Panel Discussion moderated by TheBrotherVictorious.
Panel members discuss the making of the film, the principal subject’s current outlook on the
Presidency as well as 2012 Projections.
Divine (RBG, The Dey)
General Steele (Smif-n-Wessun)
Jumane Williams (Councilman – District 45)
Sunez (Hip Hop Writer/Editor & Educator )
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