City Council: Parrhesia in the Commons (2014)

| Comedy, Drama

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This project is an original one-act comedy written for stage and produced as a film. The story is set in a City Council meeting in modern day Northeastern Pennsylvania full of bad behaviors... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Ignaffo

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Updated: 24 October 2019
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Cast

Credited cast:
Emer Redmond Emer Redmond ... Councilmember Bundy
David Ojakian ... Boccuti
Duncan Heath ... Dibufio
Keith White Keith White ... Councilman McDunnough
Charles Marquez Charles Marquez ... Councilman Marini
Philip Wiseman Philip Wiseman ... Jimmy Guiffrida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jackie Dallas ... Tsang
Colton Wheeler ... Trucker #2
Adam Thayer ... Officer Green
Michael Ignaffo Michael Ignaffo ... Friend of Jimmy Guiffrida
Kittrick Redmond Kittrick Redmond ... Provost Foley
Jeffrey Sun ... Evan Rogan
Kyle Glasow Kyle Glasow ... Adam Benjamin
Justin Ryan Justin Ryan ... Occupy Coalton Member
Lisa Finnie Lisa Finnie ... Darlene Gatelli
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This project is an original one-act comedy written for stage and produced as a film. The story is set in a City Council meeting in modern day Northeastern Pennsylvania full of bad behaviors, humorous interactions, and the hyperbole of chaos. Some of that comedy is delivered by a contingent of truck drivers, fulfilling their active citizenship duties to attend this public forum in-between hauls. The city's new Council president is the first woman to have the position, and is desperate for decorum in the presence of prospective investors, and discovers the tough lesson that hope is not a strategy. This independent film was filmed all in one day, with 16 hidden cameras running each from its own angle. Written by Michael Ignaffo

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Comedy | Drama

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USA | UK

Language:

English

Also Known As:

City Council See more »

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Why Sleep Films See more »
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The book that Provost Foley is reading during the city council meeting is "Catcher in the Rye." See more »

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