{"id":91574276,"title":"Ballot Measure 9 (educational)","handle":"ballot-measure-nine","description":"\u003cul id=\"credits\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"credits\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eDirected by: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Directed By\" --\u003eHeather MacDonald\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eProduced by: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Produced By\" --\u003eHeather MacDonald\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"release-year\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/ballot-measure-9-home-use\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/HOME-USE_large.png?2043\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e Released: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"year\" --\u003e1995\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"runningtime\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eRunning Time: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Time\" --\u003e72\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e min\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSubjects: Gender \u0026amp; Sexuality Studies, Feminism\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eBALLOT MEASURE 9\u003c\/b\u003e is the starting point for dialogue about the democratic process, offering a valuable window to discussions about the health of the society in which we live. The Sundance-winning feature is a chilling chronicle of an historic gay-rights battle in Oregon. As the anti-gay violence escalates, the film evolves into an exposé of hate politics that crosses lines of race, religion, and sexual identity. As the polarizing issue of gay marriage re-invigorates these “cultural wars” of the last decade today, this classic documentary resonates as strongly as ever. Director Heather Lyn MacDonald ducks behind the headlines to bare the passions and strategies that drove both sides. Culled from hundreds of hours of material shot over the nine months leading to the election, \u003cb\u003eBALLOT MEASURE 9\u003c\/b\u003e tells a story of driving urgency. The chasms that divide the country today keep \u003cb\u003eBALLOT MEASURE 9\u003c\/b\u003e relevant to a new generation of citizens.\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eBONUS FEATURES:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e40 Minute Bonus documentary with leading figures of the original film COMMENTARY with the Director and guests Donna Red Wing and Kathleen Saadat Bonus Scenes\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cdiv align=\"center\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Trailer Button\" --\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cnoscript\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 0);\" data-mce-style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: rgb(255, 255, 255);\" data-mce-style=\"color: #ffffff;\"\u003e\n\n\u003cobject width=\"320\" height=\"256\" classid=\"clsid:02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B\" codebase=\"http:\/\/www.apple.com\/qtactivex\/qtplugin.cab\"\u003e\n\n\u003cparam name=\"src\" value=\"\/video\/BM9trailer_qt7\/BM9trailer_qt7-poster.jpg\"\u003e\n\n\u003cparam name=\"href\" value=\"\/video\/BM9trailer_qt7\/BM9trailer_qt7.mov\"\u003e\n\n\u003cparam name=\"target\" value=\"myself\"\u003e\n\n\u003cparam name=\"controller\" value=\"false\"\u003e\n\n\u003cparam name=\"autoplay\" value=\"false\"\u003e\n\n\u003cparam name=\"scale\" value=\"aspect\"\u003e\n\n\u003cembed width=\"320\" height=\"256\" type=\"video\/quicktime\" pluginspage=\"http:\/\/www.apple.com\/quicktime\/download\/\" src=\"\/video\/BM9trailer_qt7\/BM9trailer_qt7-poster.jpg\" href=\"\/video\/BM9trailer_qt7\/BM9trailer_qt7.mov\" target=\"myself\" controller=\"false\" autoplay=\"false\" scale=\"aspect\"\u003e\n\n\u003c\/embed\u003e\n\n\u003c\/object\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/noscript\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003ciframe src=\"https:\/\/player.vimeo.com\/video\/145332790?color=ffffff\u0026amp;title=0\u0026amp;byline=0\u0026amp;portrait=0\" webkitallowfullscreen=\"\" mozallowfullscreen=\"\" allowfullscreen=\"\" frameborder=\"0\" height=\"375\" width=\"500\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv align=\"center\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv align=\"center\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"bodytxt\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Awards\" --\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAwards\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul class=\"awards\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSundance Film Festival \u003c\/strong\u003e– Audience Award\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNational Educational Film Festival \u003c\/strong\u003e– Silver Apple\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBerlin Film Festival \u003c\/strong\u003e– Teddy Bear\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEdinburgh Film Festival\u003c\/strong\u003e – Best of the Fest 0\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLos Angeles Outfest\u003c\/strong\u003e – Grand Jury Prize\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDenver Int’l Film Festival \u003c\/strong\u003e– People's Choice Award\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eGLAAD Media\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eAward\u003c\/strong\u003e – Best Documentary\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eQuotes\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“A pivotal teaching tool…. Student comments after viewing this film have been striking for the level of critical self-reflection it inspires. They come away having learned a valuable and important history lesson, and with a heightened sense of responsibility and awareness of the subtle forms of intolerance in which they themselves have participated.”\u003ccite\u003e - Professor Douglas P. St. Christian, Dep’t of Anthropology, McMaster University\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“A far-ranging expose of hate politics that crosses lines of race, religion and sexual identity, this might be the next training manual on how to rescue the soul of America.”\u003ccite\u003e - B. Ruby Rich\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“A picture to make you scream.”\u003ccite\u003e - The Nation\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“One of the year’s outstanding documentaries.”\u003ccite\u003e - Seattle Times\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Easily one of the best movies of the year...positively simmers.”\u003ccite\u003e - Los Angeles Weekly\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Riveting...emotionally sizzling.”\u003ccite\u003e - San Francisco Chronicle\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Shocking”\u003ccite\u003e – Toronto Globe \u0026amp; Mail\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Unnerving.”\u003ccite\u003e – New Yorker\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Hair raising horror film.”\u003ccite\u003e - Oregonian\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Burns with energy”\u003ccite\u003e – Bay Area Reporter\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Chilling and suspenseful”\u003ccite\u003e - New York Post\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Gutsy...powerful”\u003ccite\u003e – Minneapolis Star Tribune\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Splendid...breathlessly paced”\u003ccite\u003e – NY Newsday\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Cuts to the heart of the current political climate…galvanizing.”\u003ccite\u003e - New York Times\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Infuriating, inspiring and deeply depressing, this documentary is mandatory viewing for those who are still fighting to make America a true democracy.”\u003ccite\u003e – Los Angeles Weekly\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“A far-ranging exposé of hate politics that crosses lines of race, religion and sexual identity, this might be the next training manual on how to rescue the soul of America.”\u003ccite\u003e - B. 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The Sundance-winning feature is a chilling chronicle of an historic gay-rights battle in Oregon. As the anti-gay violence escalates, the film evolves into an exposé of hate politics that crosses lines of race, religion, and sexual identity. As the polarizing issue of gay marriage re-invigorates these “cultural wars” of the last decade today, this classic documentary resonates as strongly as ever. Director Heather Lyn MacDonald ducks behind the headlines to bare the passions and strategies that drove both sides. Culled from hundreds of hours of material shot over the nine months leading to the election, \u003cb\u003eBALLOT MEASURE 9\u003c\/b\u003e tells a story of driving urgency. 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Student comments after viewing this film have been striking for the level of critical self-reflection it inspires. They come away having learned a valuable and important history lesson, and with a heightened sense of responsibility and awareness of the subtle forms of intolerance in which they themselves have participated.”\u003ccite\u003e - Professor Douglas P. St. Christian, Dep’t of Anthropology, McMaster University\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“A far-ranging expose of hate politics that crosses lines of race, religion and sexual identity, this might be the next training manual on how to rescue the soul of America.”\u003ccite\u003e - B. Ruby Rich\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“A picture to make you scream.”\u003ccite\u003e - The Nation\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“One of the year’s outstanding documentaries.”\u003ccite\u003e - Seattle Times\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Easily one of the best movies of the year...positively simmers.”\u003ccite\u003e - Los Angeles Weekly\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Riveting...emotionally sizzling.”\u003ccite\u003e - San Francisco Chronicle\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Shocking”\u003ccite\u003e – Toronto Globe \u0026amp; Mail\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Unnerving.”\u003ccite\u003e – New Yorker\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Hair raising horror film.”\u003ccite\u003e - Oregonian\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Burns with energy”\u003ccite\u003e – Bay Area Reporter\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Chilling and suspenseful”\u003ccite\u003e - New York Post\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Gutsy...powerful”\u003ccite\u003e – Minneapolis Star Tribune\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Splendid...breathlessly paced”\u003ccite\u003e – NY Newsday\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Cuts to the heart of the current political climate…galvanizing.”\u003ccite\u003e - New York Times\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Infuriating, inspiring and deeply depressing, this documentary is mandatory viewing for those who are still fighting to make America a true democracy.”\u003ccite\u003e – Los Angeles Weekly\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“A far-ranging exposé of hate politics that crosses lines of race, religion and sexual identity, this might be the next training manual on how to rescue the soul of America.”\u003ccite\u003e - B. Ruby Rich\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“An eye-opening and chilling portrayal of the epidemic of racial and anti-gay hatred.”\u003ccite\u003e – Toronto Globe \u0026amp; Mail \u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e“Ballot Measure 9 is a great tool for illustrating the influence of stereotypes and prejudice on behavior that threatens the civil liberties of all people.  It stimulates provocative discussion and gets students thinking about issues of social justice in their own lives.  I have found it to be an indispensable part of my curriculum.”\u003ccite\u003e - Dr. Laurie Rudman, Dep’t of Social Psychology, Rutgers University\u003c\/cite\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e"}

Ballot Measure 9 (educational)

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    • Directed by: Heather MacDonald
    • Produced by: Heather MacDonald



    Released: 1995
    Running Time: 72 min
    Subjects: Gender & Sexuality Studies, Feminism
    BALLOT MEASURE 9 is the starting point for dialogue about the democratic process, offering a valuable window to discussions about the health of the society in which we live. The Sundance-winning feature is a chilling chronicle of an historic gay-rights battle in Oregon. As the anti-gay violence escalates, the film evolves into an exposé of hate politics that crosses lines of race, religion, and sexual identity. As the polarizing issue of gay marriage re-invigorates these “cultural wars” of the last decade today, this classic documentary resonates as strongly as ever. Director Heather Lyn MacDonald ducks behind the headlines to bare the passions and strategies that drove both sides. Culled from hundreds of hours of material shot over the nine months leading to the election, BALLOT MEASURE 9 tells a story of driving urgency. The chasms that divide the country today keep BALLOT MEASURE 9 relevant to a new generation of citizens.

    BONUS FEATURES:

    • 40 Minute Bonus documentary with leading figures of the original film COMMENTARY with the Director and guests Donna Red Wing and Kathleen Saadat Bonus Scenes

    Awards

    • Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award
    • National Educational Film Festival – Silver Apple
    • Berlin Film Festival – Teddy Bear
    • Edinburgh Film Festival – Best of the Fest 0
    • Los Angeles Outfest – Grand Jury Prize
    • Denver Int’l Film Festival – People's Choice Award
    • GLAAD Media Award – Best Documentary

    Quotes

    “A pivotal teaching tool…. Student comments after viewing this film have been striking for the level of critical self-reflection it inspires. They come away having learned a valuable and important history lesson, and with a heightened sense of responsibility and awareness of the subtle forms of intolerance in which they themselves have participated.” - Professor Douglas P. St. Christian, Dep’t of Anthropology, McMaster University

    “A far-ranging expose of hate politics that crosses lines of race, religion and sexual identity, this might be the next training manual on how to rescue the soul of America.” - B. Ruby Rich

    “A picture to make you scream.” - The Nation

    “One of the year’s outstanding documentaries.” - Seattle Times

    “Easily one of the best movies of the year...positively simmers.” - Los Angeles Weekly

    “Riveting...emotionally sizzling.” - San Francisco Chronicle

    “Shocking” – Toronto Globe & Mail

    “Unnerving.” – New Yorker

    “Hair raising horror film.” - Oregonian

    “Burns with energy” – Bay Area Reporter

    “Chilling and suspenseful” - New York Post

    “Gutsy...powerful” – Minneapolis Star Tribune

    “Splendid...breathlessly paced” – NY Newsday

    “Cuts to the heart of the current political climate…galvanizing.” - New York Times

    “Infuriating, inspiring and deeply depressing, this documentary is mandatory viewing for those who are still fighting to make America a true democracy.” – Los Angeles Weekly

    “A far-ranging exposé of hate politics that crosses lines of race, religion and sexual identity, this might be the next training manual on how to rescue the soul of America.” - B. Ruby Rich

    “An eye-opening and chilling portrayal of the epidemic of racial and anti-gay hatred.” – Toronto Globe & Mail

    “Ballot Measure 9 is a great tool for illustrating the influence of stereotypes and prejudice on behavior that threatens the civil liberties of all people.  It stimulates provocative discussion and gets students thinking about issues of social justice in their own lives.  I have found it to be an indispensable part of my curriculum.” - Dr. Laurie Rudman, Dep’t of Social Psychology, Rutgers University

      

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