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Ready Or Not

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After surviving a shooting at his church while teaching Sunday school to toddlers, Marcel McClinton becomes the first member of the Parkland generation to run for elected office. A 17 year-old Black teenager coming of age, Marcel is fearless and media savvy, but can also be naïve and undisciplined. He goes to prom, builds a team, raises money – and says goodbye to his friends leaving for college. Working class, talented and righteous, Marcel searches for what it means to be a man – and a leader – through the crucible of his campaign. In the end, we see the raw challenges of young people running for office, as well as the inspirational proof they can make a powerful impact.

Running Time: 82 min.
Subject(s): African American Studies, Politics, Youth
Language(s): English
Subtitles: English
Director(s):
Producer(s): Rachel Ecklund, Paloma Martinez, David Modigliani
Cinematographer: Paloma Martinez
Editor(s): Sam Wainwright Douglas, David Bartner
Production Company: Storytelling Pipeline Productions, LLC

Press

  • Texas Monthly
    Rose Cahalan
  • The Houston Chronicle
    Cary Darling
  • The Austin Chronicle
    Richard Whittaker
  • Real Screen
    Jillian Morgan
  • Texas Monthly
    “Tenderhearted and entertaining...most alive and authentic...A proof-of-concept demonstration that it might be time to start taking youth activists seriously.”
    Rose Cahalan
  • The Houston Chronicle
    “A fascinating ride-along...Ready Or Not is the third film in a trilogy about Texas politics from documentarian David Modigliani...He and Martinez manage to capture the campaign - a rickety contraception held together by the Krazy Glue of McClinton’s personality and perseverance - in all of its disorganized, cash-strapped glory.”
    Cary Darling
  • The Austin Chronicle
    “The most telling moments aren’t on the campaign trail, but seen as McClinton puts his life, school, and late teen years on hold...Ready Or Not suggests if one person is encouraged by his energy to get out, get active, and help rewrite America’s fate, well, maybe that’s the biggest win.”
    Richard Whittaker

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