Republican Dad

Republican Dad
35:01 | 2010

Categories: Shorts

Many of us have relatives whose political beliefs clash with our own. In my case, the family member with whom I disagree most is my own father. And in 2008 he ran for the U.S. House Of Representatives.

When my dad was younger, his political beliefs were closer to mine. In 1968, he cast his first vote in a Presidential Election for Democrat Hubert Humphrey. Today my dad is a Republican politician. What happened?

Set against the backdrop of the 2008 Presidential election, REPUBLICAN DAD follows the dramatic twists and turns of my dad?s campaign for Congress and explores his political evolution over the course of his life. Though his campaign provides a narrative thread, the story is not about whether my dad won or lost. Rather, REPUBLICAN DAD is about what happens when fathers and sons, or mothers and daughters, believe in different things.

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Matthew Schlobohm User
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September 13, 2014
C+
Brian Mac
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June 15, 2014
C
Christi Fuson Cokeley
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May 9, 2014
B+
Michael Pielocik
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April 18, 2014
A+
Johannes Broekmeijer
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December 14, 2013
B-
Amy
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November 20, 2013
A
Jonas Souza
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November 14, 2013
cool
thomas mcgrath
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October 7, 2013
D-
This is nothing more than a poorly put together home movie. Not much said here in my opinion. He very ineptly compares his poor relationship with his father to that of his Dad's relationship with his father. I expected more from SNAG.
Hugh Phillips
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October 7, 2013
Fantastic film. I definitely understand the son more than the father!