Media Arts Program

Friday, October 17, 2008

Simon Ardizzone & Russell Michaels

Hacking Democracy

(2006, 82min)
You can't vote them out when the fix is in. Electronic voting machines count about 87% of the votes cast in America today—but are they reliable? Simon Ardizzone & Russell Michaels' Emmy nominated documentary follows Seattle grandmother turned activist Bev Harris who, upon discovering startling examples of machine tampering, sets out to determine just how vulnerable these black boxes are.

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