Raw footage for the documentary "None of the Above," an in-depth ethnographic look at non voters in the U.S. This video is a continuation of footage with non voter Michael Johnson and his family in Chicago.
00:00Copy video clip URL Tape begins.
00:20Copy video clip URL Michael Johnson plays basketball in the park with kids from the neighborhood.
9:20Copy video clip URL Johnson explains how he sprained his finger but it won’t stop him from working out and enjoying sports. “These guys know how to get their aggression out in the court instead of with their fists.”
11:15Copy video clip URL Johnson picks out a backpack for his daughter, Sheila. Today is her birthday.
15:25Copy video clip URL Johnson suggests Hillary Clinton should run for president as they drive down Devon Avenue in Rogers Park.
24:00Copy video clip URL Johnson and his friend, Beverly, talk about taking lunch to work on Lake Shore Drive, where they are caught in traffic from an accident.
26:00Copy video clip URL Audio somewhat unclear.
27:00Copy video clip URL Sound returns. Johnson says tomorrow is the last day Beverly has to take him to work at 3 a.m.
29:30Copy video clip URL Videomaker Skip Blumberg asks if they’re on the way to Cabrini Green, where Johnson lives. “We’re going to see my daughter Sheila. It’s her birthday. We’re going to take her a gift for her birthday because birthdays are important to kids.”
31:00Copy video clip URL Blumberg asks what Cabrini is famous for. “It’s famous for tenant management. The tenants run most of these buildings. They do their own security, they do their own management. They’re one of the first buildings to do that.”
33:00Copy video clip URL Johnson describes living in Cabrini Green, emergency housing, where he lived for five years.
40:30Copy video clip URL Johnson asks if the girls want to go to Kiddieland on the weekend.
42:30Copy video clip URL Camera cuts to inside the United Center.
43:00Copy video clip URL Camera cuts back to the Wendy’s parking lot where Sheila opens her present. Johnson says they’re only having ice cream because they’re on a budget.
45:00Copy video clip URL Camera cuts to shot of the entire United Center and all the people preparing for the Democratic National Convention. Johnson vacuums and washes the bleacher floors at 9 a.m.
59:00Copy video clip URL Johnson explains that he’s listening to UGK’s album “Riding Dirty” while he works.
01:02:10Copy video clip URL End of tape.