PREMIERE DESIGNATION: New England
Riding high after a contentious campaign and city council election victory against 36-year incumbent Pat O’Connor, former battle rapper and son of Guatemalan immigrants Andre Vasquez prepares to take office as Chicago’s 40th Ward Alderman. Now, this democratic socialist organizer and father is using his voice in a battle to change Chicago’s corrupt political establishment from within.
Date: Saturday, August 28
Location: Marquis Main
Director: Melissa Hovanes [Attending MNFF7]
Writer: Melissa Hovanes
Producers: Holly Barker, Isabel Miller-Bottome, Melissa Hovanes
Location: United States