We report that D.A. Pennebaker, who made The War Room, is shooting a Freddy campaign film. Roberto likes the idea, Axelrod not so much. We tie that into the national and ethnic Big Themes that many of Freddy’s aides see in this campaign, and wonder whether it all adds up to a benefit or a burden.
And don’t miss the city’s response to our blogging on the Kate Oliver request for donations from the private sector. As our intrepid film reporter Jake Brooks writes, the Mayor’s office has decided that New York’s generous taxpayers will answer the official’s “URGENT PLEA” for a ticket to Cannes.