Race


1h 40m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Two candidates in an LA City Council race--one black, the other Latino--vie for the endorsement of the outgoing white councilman. In theory, the candidate who can capture the floating white vote will win. But with a small margin of error, while both candidates start out on the straight and narrow, s

Film Details

Also Known As
Melting Pot
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Two candidates in an LA City Council race--one black, the other Latino--vie for the endorsement of the outgoing white councilman. In theory, the candidate who can capture the floating white vote will win. But with a small margin of error, while both candidates start out on the straight and narrow, soon the demons of the democratic process emerge and fighting fair goes out of the window.

Film Details

Also Known As
Melting Pot
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States April 1999

Released in United States on Video June 15, 1999

Released in United States September 1998

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) in New York City September 18-25, 1998.

Shown at Newport Beach International Film Festival (World Cinema) March 25 - April 4, 1999.

Shown at Palm Beach International Film Festival April 9-18, 1999.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.

Feature directorial debut for Tom Musca, cowriter and producer of "Stand and Deliver" (USA/1988).

Straight-to-video release.

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Newport Beach International Film Festival (World Cinema) March 25 - April 4, 1999.)

Released in United States April 1999 (Shown at Palm Beach International Film Festival April 9-18, 1999.)

Released in United States on Video June 15, 1999

Released in United States September 1998 (Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) in New York City September 18-25, 1998.)