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Examines Brandon Darby, a radical activist turned FBI informant who has been both vilified and deified, but never entirely understood.
In 2005, Darby became an overnight activist hero when he traveled to Katrina-devastated New Orleans and braved toxic floodwaters to
rescue a friend stranded in the Ninth Ward. Soon after, he became a founding member of Common Ground, a successful grassroots
After two young activists were arrested at the 2008 Republican National Convention, Darby shocked close friends and activists nationwide by revealing he had been instrumental in the indictment as an FBI informant.
As the only film with access to Darby since his public confession, Informant meticulously constructs a portrait of his life —
before and after the death threats — through interviews with Darby and tense reenactments starring the man himself.
Darby's version of events are accompanied and often contradicted by commentary from acquaintances and expert commentators
on various points along the political spectrum.
Starring Brandon Darby, Scott Crow, Michael T. Stewart
Directed by Jamie Meltzer
Running Time - 1:21
Genre - Documentary
Opened in Theaters - Friday, September 13th, 2013
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