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Film Review: ‘Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire’
Variety ^ | 26 June, 2013 | Joe Leydon

Posted on 06/29/2013 5:19:33 AM PDT by marktwain

Provocatively framing the ongoing gun-control debate in terms of self-defense and historical precedent, the aptly titled “Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire” is unmistakably and unabashedly pro-gun ownership, but surprisingly non-shrill and sobersided as it builds its case against what documaker Kris Koenig clearly sees as unnecessary, if not unconstitutional, government restrictions on firearms. Pic likely won’t reach beyond its presumed target audience of ticketbuyers already in sync with its underlying message, but it could attract a more diverse viewership, and perhaps even change a few minds, in ancillary venues.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: assaulted; banglist; constitution; guncontrol; movie; secondamendment
A very positive review from Variety.
1 posted on 06/29/2013 5:19:33 AM PDT by marktwain
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Any movie narrated by Ice-T that has Uncle Ted, Eugene Volokh and Chris Cheng on the same bill is if nothing else... diverse. Looks like they’re going for after a rapper, rocker, lawyer, gay gun nerd demographic.


2 posted on 06/29/2013 5:51:13 AM PDT by InABunkerUnderSF (Because 2 terms with Jerry Brown as Governor was all I could take.)
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To: marktwain

Has anyone seen this movie? What are your thoughts? Is it worth trying to go the Tugg route to get a screening set up locally?


3 posted on 07/22/2013 5:22:48 AM PDT by aragorn (We do indeed live in interesting times. FUBO.)
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