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Interview: 'Ten-Won' Documentary Filmmaker on Austin's New Political System

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Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT News
Austin's Mayor Steve Adler at the swearing-in of the city's new 10-1 Council in January 2015.

Austin’s city government underwent a massive shift just over a year ago with the swearing in of the first City Council under the new 10-1 system, in which Council members are elected from geographic districts. The documentary “Ten Won” focuses on the campaign that brought out over 70 candidates and might be the start of a change in Austin’s politics. Former television journalist Judy Maggio co-directed the documentary. KUT’s Jennifer Stayton talked with her recently about how they packed all of that into half an hour.

Below: Watch the short documentary film, "Ten-Won."