This tape features raw footage for the documentary "None of the Above," an in depth ethnographic look at non voters in this country. This video features footage and interviews with Michael and Holly Bowser of Morro Bay, California. Election day #3.
00:00Copy video clip URL Tape begins with a shot of Holly Bowser and her son Cassidy at a park near their home in Morro Bay. Holly speaks with Creadon about a variety of subjects related to her non-voting habits. Holly talks about her media intake and talks about her love for reading. As opposed to her husband Michael, Holly isn’t much of a news junkie and states that she usually only watches the X-Files. Creadon then asks her about the hypothetical situation of the family losing the welfare they currently receive. Holly states that the family would probably be okay and goes on to talk about their current family troubles. Holly states that many of their neighbors in the area are in the same boat when it comes to money troubles.
07:04Copy video clip URL Holly talks about her reasons for not exercising her right to vote. She also briefly gives her thoughts on the three Presidential candidates. As she and Cassidy make their way back home, Holly talks about liking Jerry Brown as a candidate in 1992.
12:01Copy video clip URL Holly talks about the money problems that have plagued the family in recent months. She and Michael were unable to buy the children new school clothes because of their financial situation. She goes on to talk about her lack of optimism for politics despite being an optimistic person. This lasts for several minutes.
16:00Copy video clip URL Holly makes her way inside her home. We watch as the election unfolds. Michael talks about his general interest in the news and the election. This lasts for several minutes.
24:04Copy video clip URL Cut to footage of a number of campaign signs in Morro Bay. Creadon continues to gather b-roll of Morro Bay.
35:58Copy video clip URL Cut back to footage of election coverage in the Bowser home. Michael and his son Cassidy rough house in the living room before sending the children to bed. We watch as the kids head off to bed. After the children are asleep, Creadon sits down with Michael and Holly in the living room. The two talk about the current problems they believe the country is facing. They also briefly talk about the current political landscape. This lasts for several minutes.
01:02:20Copy video clip URL Tape ends.