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Joe Abbate in Coalition


2004 R

Hip-hop artist Raekwon leads the young urban cast of Coalition, a hard-hitting view inside the gritty and corrupt side of New York's construction industry and the troubled labor unions to which it's so tightly bound. Writer-director Joseph Ariola, a longtime union member, worked closely with a retired NYPD officer to lend authenticity to his story of one man's righteous struggle to expose the city's largest and most dangerous nonunion coalition.