Grassroots (2012)

Cobie As: Clair
Additional Cast: Jason Biggs, Joel David Moore, Tom Arnold
Directed By: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Written By: Stephen Gyllenhaal & Justin Rhodes
Release Date: July 20, 2012
Running time: 98 minutes
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Website: Internet Movie Database

After losing his job, a journalist reluctantly agrees to help his oddball friend with his bid to earn a seat on the Seattle City Council.

Facts & Trivia

– In promotional YouTube videos you can see cameo appearances by Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, his spokesperson Aaron Pickus and Cary Moon, director of the People’s Waterfront Coalition. Grant Cogswell wrote a feature-length story in the Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger about how McGinn, Pickus, Moon and many others were carrying his vision of a more equitable and sustainable transportation system. They are featured in a monorail scene and are sitting in the background, chatting with other passengers.