The District continues to play a supporting role in Hollywood movies, commercials, television programs and Indie films.
Lawrence Bender Productions
The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history - the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth. From April 14 to the 26, 1865, the assassin led Union cavalry and detectives on a wild, twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia, while the nation, still reeling from the just-ended Civil War, watched in horror and sadness.
An idealistic staffer for a newbie presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. This film is based on the award winning play by Beau Willimon.
Valerie Plame Project & Wilson Biopic–Feature
Plame's status as a CIA agent was revealed by White House officials allegedly out to discredit her husband after he wrote a 2003 New York Times op-ed piece saying that the Bush administration had manipulated intelligence about weapons of mass destruction to justify the invasion of Iraq.
(Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal)
An original political satire about a naive small town waitress who accidentally gets a nail buried in her head, causing erratic and outrageous behavior that leads her to Washington DC. While in nation’s capitol advocating the rights of the disabled, she falls for a dashing, but clueless, Congressman who searches for the courage to save her.
A chronicle on the life and presidency of George W. Bush.
Untitled Deep Throat Project–Feature
His identity known by only a few people, an FBI agent exposes the Nixon administration's role in Watergate and its cover-up.
Our Brand Is Crisis–Feature
A feature film based on the documentary "Our Brand Is Crisis", which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.
(Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep)
The wife of Richard Nixon's attorney general comes to her husband's defense in the aftermath of Watergate.
A classic biopic following the sixteenth President of the United States (Abraham Lincoln) as he guides the North to victory during the Civil War.