With the 2020 election simply months forward, Amazon has revealed some new particulars about its upcoming voter suppression documentary. The movie, that includes potential Vice President candidate Stacey Abrams, will even have an intensive marketing campaign that pertains to the election.
The undertaking was first introduced in June
Back in June Amazon Studios revealed that they acquired rights to a then-untitled documentary, through the manufacturing firm Story Syndicate. At the time of announcement, the movie was already in post-production.
Amazon stated that the movie would prominently characteristic politician Stacey Abrams, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmakers Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortés. Dan Cogan produces the movie together with Abrams.
Here’s the official synopsis of the documentary, which was supplied by Amazon:
The documentary examines the usually missed, but insidious challenge of voter suppression within the United States in anticipation of the 2020 presidential election. The movie interweaves private experiences with present activism and historic perception to show an issue that has corrupted our democracy from the very starting. With the angle and experience of Abrams, the previous Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, the documentary will provide an insider’s look into legal guidelines and boundaries to voting that most individuals don’t even know is a risk to their primary rights as residents of the United States.
It can be out in September and is known as ‘All In: The Fight For Democracy’
Sunday, marking 100 days till the November election, Amazon revealed the title for the documentary in addition to when it will likely be launched. The documentary’s title is All In: The Fight for Democracy.
“With 100 days left until one of the most important elections in American history, we are thrilled to officially announce All In: The Fight for Democracy which will tell a powerful and harrowing story of the fight for the right to vote as well as arm citizens with the tools they need to protect this right. The film will be accompanied by an ambitious and visionary action plan to reach voters and educate them across the nation,” stated administrators Garbus and Cortés.
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Abrams, stated, “Today, we are 100 days out from Election Day – a pivotal moment in our mission to protect our democracy – and we need to come together as a country and make sure every voice and vote is counted,” stated Abrams. “The title All In: The Fight for Democracy speaks to the importance and necessity that every American has the right to have their voice be heard and their vote counted. We know that if our votes were not important, so many folks wouldn’t be working so hard to take our right to vote away.”
Aside from this, to coincide with the movie, the filmmakers and Amazon Studios are going to launch a social influence marketing campaign. Called #ALLINFORVOTING, it can embrace organizations, non-profits, companies, artists, activists, and influencers. Amazon Studios will launch extra particulars about this at a later date.