Street Fight Poster

Release Date: February 22nd, 2006

DVD Release Date: January 9th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
Documentarian Marshall Curry chronicles the 2002 mayoral race in Newark, New Jersey. The election involves Sharpe James, who has held the seat for 16 years, and his challenger, attorney Cory Booker. Curry investigates the legality and ethics of the veteran mayor's tactics, and captures James' staff engaging in illicit behavior and threatening their competition with violence. James' vicious smear campaign is also documented. Spike Lee and Cornel West appear in the film on Booker's behalf.

Director: Marshall Curry

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Marshall Curry Productions

Keywords: Quest, 2000s, Passionate, Gripping, Underdog

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Nominated Documentary (Feature)