BIFF 2021: 20.-28. oktober
International documentary
et demokratisk valg

Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election
USA / 2002 / 50 min
DIRECTOR:
Richard Ray Perez & Joan Sekler

This film is the riveting story about the battle for the Presidency in Florida and the undermining of democracy in America. Filmmakers Richard Ray Pérez and Joan Sekler examine modern America's most controversial political contest: the election of George W. Bush.

Richard Ray Perez & Joan Sekler

Richard Ray Pérez co-produced and co-directed CRASHING THE PARTY: THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION 2000 and has worked as a freelance producer. Before making documentaries Mr. Pérez worked as Technical Director for the Fox Broadcasting Company and an Assignment Editor and Field Producer for KCBS-TV News. Richard Ray Pérez graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Visual and Environmental Studies.

Joan Sekler is a founder of the Los Angeles Independent Media Center, a worldwide network of independent journalists and videographers who produce media on political and social issues. Ms. Sekler has been an associate producer and/or publicist for numerous political documentaries including the Academy Award winning film, THE PANAMA DECEPTION and YELLOW WASPS: ANATOMY OF A WAR CRIME, about the war in Bosnia. She was the producer of CRASHING THE PARTY: THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION 2000.