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He felt was my father's pain my questions were my Brothers -- There's struggle and my -- Obama has a dream -- dream from this yeah.
At the sins of colonialism in recent bright and America.
Now that's a clip from 2016.
A surprise success of the box office the film 2016.
Obama's -- -- It made 5799.
Dollars per screen that this weekend back is a loss.
Now all I finally seeing it it's pretty good movie I think but it is it is the most successful documentary of this year I don't think it's ever gonna win an Oscar.
Washington examiner movie critic Kelly Jane Torrance is in DC.
I'm write -- on it that this thing is not gonna win an -- this is not like Al Gore's inconvenient truth which want to losses this is a conservative polemic.
Hasn't -- -- -- right.
-- totally right Stuart you know this isn't.
Actually already -- just opened wide this last weekend it's already -- top grossing.
Conservative documentary of all time but let's face it that's a little like being the Smart a stripper in the clobber the most economically -- reporter at the New York -- -- Call pool.
Of Veronica McGregor a can you saw it right you saw -- yes I -- I I did see -- -- now I saw it.
-- -- labeled it a conservative polemic.
I think it's little mom heavy handed that would be my opinion it kind of beat you over the head with a very conservative message what do you think.
I agree ends you know at first it starts out not that way.
Dinesh D'Souza the director really personal lines is that a -- he talks about his own story.
At first you actually think the movie's gonna be about him to -- wanna get into the Obama stop.
But once he gets there it's definitely one of those movies that it seems like it's preaching to the converted but here's something -- surprise to me.
Not a felon doing very well in the south -- may not a surprise but it's also doing very well in Colorado which of course is one of the big swing states that -- all looking to this November.
What was the audience reaction in the in the fifth that you -- -- To be honest I'm a film critic and I I did not seat in the theater I I'm lucky and I got and I think -- I I talked to some friends who did go to see it and the reaction is big.
I think that and this movie whether or not it's it's gonna not -- -- I I think I didn't like it as much as -- -- but it it some very well may I will say that it costs.
Two and a half million to make obvious I think six million -- -- -- party made their money back.
It shows that there's a real hunger out there for -- well homemade movies from a different perspective.
You know what we've seen other conservative documentaries haven't done so while while they didn't put the money and -- the production values and this is a movie that you know really it's trying to be a well made movie not just -- -- They've got re enactments re enactments of you know Obama's younger years and that directors younger years.
And the fact that people are are flocking to -- even though it's really not that great of a film.
Shows that there's a real -- -- there really great moneymaking opportunity for Iraq conservative filmmakers are you aren't even -- -- who aren't but.
But are interested and in offering some different perspective -- -- the typical documentary -- If you went -- to see this movie and you're not politically aligned here on neither wants -- -- -- on the all the other he kind of -- down the -- us.
You think it would change your mind one well the other.
You know that's a very good question and it's always hard for -- answer something like that since I am so politically you know here in the -- -- we live and -- politics.
Have a chance to -- -- -- at the bit heavy handed.
But when you know he does one thing it's interest thing -- heat.
Puts a lot from Obama's audio -- version of dreams of my father -- a lot of Obama's own words.
And to need that is really more damning than any thing.
Dinesh D'Souza earning money -- can say it's you know you've got the guys on words are right there.
And I think that.
He's try to speak he's not trying to speak just to those who agree with them.
Because he talks to a lot of people who are supporting Obama and in 2008 and why they changed their mind and so I think he's trying to get to there now whether he well I don't know but.
You know here's an interesting thing -- he said he was inspired by Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11.
Which was released just before the 2004 election of course now that.
Documentary did not affect the election at all -- It -- a 119.
Million dollars and is the top grossing documentary of all time.
So you know Michael Moore you know he he may be a little may may have a little sad November 2004.
But he was -- -- all the way to the.
I was pretty good money for a socialist.
Kelly Jane -- we appreciate being with us thank you very much indeed thank.
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