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Marshall Lewy

Entries by Marshall Lewy

"Blue State": No Sequel, Please

(21) Comments | Posted September 17, 2008 | 5:14 PM

Soon after the 2004 presidential election ended, I started to write a screenplay about a committed Democrat who, in the heat of the election season, promises he will move to Canada if George "Dubya" is re-elected. When the inevitable occurs and Bush gets four more years, our hero follows through...

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How Should Politics Go to the Movies?

(8) Comments | Posted April 22, 2007 | 11:58 AM

In reading the posts from other Tribeca filmmakers on this site over the past week, it sounds like there will be some fascinating documentaries at the festival. But as I read about the range of interesting subject matter covered by these docs, it got me thinking more about what the...

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A Fictionalized Huffington Post

(1) Comments | Posted April 17, 2007 | 7:40 PM

John Logue, the main character in my film Blue State (premiering at Tribeca), considers himself to be an influential political blogger. He has given up his job and his girlfriend to devote himself full-time to Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign. He documents his experiences campaigning in the swing state of Ohio,...

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