Set in New York's Lower East Side at the turn of the 20th century, Aldo, an immigrant who has been helped by the local precinct captain of Tammany Hall, must decide whether or not to follow his direction about an upcoming election.
This discussion can elicit student views about democracy, politics, family obligations and citizenship. Try it and watch your most reluctant learners feel the freedom to express themselves about issues they care about. 12 minute video available. See SamuelGomberg@aol.com for details.