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Michael Galin in August in the Empire State

August in the Empire State

2004 NR

Filmmakers Gabriel Rhodes and Keefe J. Murren capture the effects of the Republication National Convention's decision to come to New York City three years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Angry about the stream of conservative delegates spilling into their city and still stinging from the World Trade Center tragedy, Manhattan's largely liberal population exercises the art of protest and makes its displeasure known.