Conventioneers

Overview

Mora Stephens' Conventioneers details the relationship between two people on the opposite ends of the political spectrum. Taking place during the course of the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City, a republican man meets back up with a Liberal woman he knew in college. The two begin to fall in love, even though they each have trouble reconciling this new personal passion with their political passion. The tension each feels is exacerbated when a friend of the young woman reveals that he is going to...
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Overview

Mora Stephens' Conventioneers details the relationship between two people on the opposite ends of the political spectrum. Taking place during the course of the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City, a republican man meets back up with a Liberal woman he knew in college. The two begin to fall in love, even though they each have trouble reconciling this new personal passion with their political passion. The tension each feels is exacerbated when a friend of the young woman reveals that he is going to be in apposition to disrupt the President's speech at the convention. The film was shot on location during the actual 2004 Republican Convention, leading to the arrest of some of the filmmakers when they ended up capturing some of their footage without permission.
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Special Features

Behind the scenes featurette; Arrest shorts; Commentary tracks with director, producer, and cast; Alternate takes and alternate endings
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/29/2007
  • UPC: 881394102422
  • Original Release: 2005
  • Source: Cinema Libre
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 1:45:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 92,588

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Matthew Mabe Dave Massey
Woodwyn Koons Lea Jones
Alek Friedman , Dylan Murtaugh
Alicia Harding
Jennifer Brown
T. Sahara Meer
Krista Kujat
Robert O'Gorman
Trevor Murphy
Technical Credits
Mora Stephens Director, Costumes/Costume Designer, Screenwriter
Jennifer Brown Musical Direction/Supervision
Andreas Burgess Cinematographer
Philippe Diaz Executive Producer
David Doran Sound/Sound Designer
Tony Jenkins Sound/Sound Designer
Danny Manor Score Composer
Brian O'Carroll Cinematographer
H. Scott Salinas Score Composer
Steve Swenson Production Designer
Joel Viertel Editor, Producer, Screenwriter
Thomas Viertel Co-producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Conventioneers
1. A City Divided [10:15]
2. Meeting the Senator [8:40]
3. Calling Home [13:39]
4. The Morning After [10:07]
5. A Two Time Thing [8:30]
6. Massey Crashes Meeting [10:12]
7. Lea Confesses to Dylan [12:40]
8. The Convention [13:16]
9. Aftermath [7:21]
10. Credits [4:13]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Conventioneers
   Play Movie
   Chapter Selection
   Commentaries
      Director Mora Stephens, Actors Matthew Mabe, Woodwyn Koons, Robert O'Gorman
      Producer Joel Viertel, Director Mora Stephens, Actor Alek Friedman
      Turn Off All Commentaries
   Special Features
      Behind the Scenes
         Conventioneers: Behind the Scenes
         Mora's Arrest Story
         Joel's Arrest Story
         Dylan Inside the Convention
      Outtakes
      Alternate Takes
         Play All
         Drinks
         Dylan's Big News
         Jumping on the Bed
         Lea Confesses to Dylan
         Massey's Call
      Alternate Endings
         Version 1
         Version 2
      Trailer
      Internet
         www.CinemaLibreStudio.com
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