In the crime-ravaged city of Stockton, one 22-year-old wanted to make a difference. Watch an inspiring exclusive clip from "True Son," which follows Stanford graduate Michael Tubbs’ campaign for Stockton, CA city council in a year of financial ruin and a rising homicide rate. Born in Stockton to a teen mother and jailed father, Michael rallies the youth of Stockton to help.
"True Son" chronicles that journey to win a seat on city council and reinvent Stockton. Village Voice says that this Tribeca doc, directed by Kevin Gordon, "manages to be buoyant even as its setting, Stockton, California, sinks around it." It opens in NY on 10/31 and in LA on 11/7. Trailer is here.