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Campaign: Discussion Guide

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Film Information

Campaign (60 min.)

Premiere Date: July 29, 2008

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Trailer: Link | Embed

Filmmaker: Kazuhiro Soda Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Fact Sheet | Critical Acclaim | Press Release


Kazuhiro Soda
Kazuhiro Soda

When I was shooting Campaign I wanted to be as invisible as possible. I wanted to be a fly on the wall.”

— Kazuhiro Soda, Filmmaker


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Critical Acclaim

Campaign may invite a certain skepticism about democracy, but it will surely restore your faith in cinema vérité.”

&mdash A.O. Scott
The New York Times

First feature docu by Gotham-based filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda is a wry, fly-on-the-wall look at local politics, Japanese style — and in particular, the mighty machine of the country's ruling Liberal Democratic Party. The result is an insightful, ironic portrait of campaigning at street level.”

&mdash Derek Elley

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