Sweet Micky for President Trailer (2015)

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Trailer for Sweet Micky for President which will be screening at the Hot Docs Film Festival.

The Haitian presidential election that followed the devastating 2010 earthquake seemed more like a battle of the bands than a race for president. As controversial musician Michel Martelly, aka Sweet Micky, throws his name into the race, Haitian ex-Fugees member Pras Michel returns to the country to support Martelly’s campaign. Together they transform Martelly’s sometimes scandalous image into that of a savvy politician and—with little to no political experience—go head to head with a corrupt government, civil unrest and a fixed election. And just when things seem like they could not get any worse, Pras’s former bandmate Wyclef Jean also enters the presidential race, making a win for Martelly seem next to impossible. Winner of both the Audience and Jury Prizes for Best Documentary at the Slamdance Film Festival, Sweet Micky for President captures a perfect storm of political maelstrom and unsettled scores as this dramatic race comes to a finish.

Duration
2 min 31 sec

Views
2,240

Posted On
April 30, 2015
Director
Ben Patterson

Writer
Pras Michel

Studio
Independent

Release
April 23, 2015
Cast
Unknown or Not Available
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