Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party is a political documentary film released in 2016 and directed by Dinesh D’Souza and Bruce Schooley. Anyone interested in watching Hillary’s America online can access the movie easily on the Internet. The title makes a viewer think that the main story will be about Hillary Clinton, one of the presidential candidates.
However, most of the story concentrates on the history of the Democratic Party. The documentary is based on the book of the same name written by Dinesh D’Souza; and the movie’s wide release happened on July 22, 2016. Notwithstanding the fact that the movie was successful at the box office, it received a lot of negative feedbacks and reviews. For the release of Hillary’s America online the producers picked a perfect time before presidential elections, where Hillary Clinton is one of the candidates and, more so, she is the one rather close to becoming the president of the USA.
Hillary’s America full movie includes stories of different kinds from D’Souza’s legal troubles to dramatic episodes from American history. D’Souza plays himself in Hillary’s America, which starts with the story of him being convicted of making an illegal campaign donation. The other convicts surrounding him at the beginning of the movie are muscle-bound murderers and thieves. After having had several so-called interviews with other prisoners, D’Souza supposes that politics is also all about stealing and there are similar patterns in both criminal and political spheres.
Dinesh D’Souza: A Successful Documentaries Producer
D’Souza himself is the author of several books; besides, he is also the producer of several documentaries, among which there are Obama’s America: Unmaking the American Dream and Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party. The documentary Obama’s America was released in 2012 and criticized Barack Obama during 2012 presidential elections.
The movie release turned out to be an unexpected success grossing $33 million altogether and becoming the second highest grossing political documentary in the USA. D’Souza also released America: Imagine the World Without Her which became rather popular in 2014. All the documentaries by Dinesh D’Souza, though most of them earned negative critical reviews, raised complicated and problematic questions and made the viewers brains work hard.
As mentioned earlier the movie Hillary’s America begins with an account of D’Souza’s being unusually severely sentenced to eight months in a halfway house. The producer of the movie makes an assumption, as he does in the film, that he was judged not only for that donation but also for the movie about Barack Obama.
Revealing the Secret History of the Demographic Party
In Hillary’s America, Dinesh D’Souza declares that the Democratic Party has a hidden side and that the main statements, which the Democrats proclaim as their major principles, contradict the historical facts. For example, the Democratic Party proclaim themselves as the party of racial equality, economic opportunity, and social justice. However, D’Souza tries to prove that it was not always this way.
Tracing back the history of the Democratic Party, the author of the documentary shows that democrats had opposite views in the past. Moreover, the representatives of the Democratic Party were the ones to gather American Indians in reservations and the Afro-Americans on plantations. They took the lands of American Indian by force and claimed that slavery is beneficial for both slaves and their owners.
In the Hillary’s America full movie D’Souza wanted to show the history of the Democratic Party from Andrew Jackson to the present days and bring to light some aspects, which will make more people think twice before voting for the Democrats. Though the documentary and some actions of the main hero, Dinesh D’Souza, may be questionable, there is no doubt that the movie itself leaves impression no matter a good or a bad one, and watching Hillary’s America online may help the viewers to become interested in finding out more historical facts on their own.
For instance, one of the questionable facts of Hillary’s America full movie pops up when D’Souza visits the basement archive of the “Democratic Headquaters” and no one seems to notice there was an intruder. In the Headquarters he finds voting records of Democrats on such historical issues as slavery and civil rights. This examination shows the Democrats in a bad light.
However, it should not be a surprise for those who studied American history, as the archives where the most famous documents and letters of the politicians can be found are open for public use. Some of the copies of the documents and letters are also published in the historical books. However, modern society forgets the history of the Democratic Party and is inclined to believe in what modern Democrats tell in their official speeches.
Hillary Clinton: The Movie about the Presidential Candidate
Speaking about Hillary Clinton, the movie shows not only her latest speeches, but also portrays her ambitions as a young student and her marriage with Bill Clinton. The questions raised by the producer at the beginning of the movie are answered only at the end of it. Dinesh D’Souza’s aim was to find out whether Hillary Clinton is a corrupt careerist or a criminal mastermind.
D’Souza tries to base his view on Hillary’s actions by showing some clips of Clinton interviews and speeches. Some of his assumptions sound rather logical. Moreover, Hillary together with her husband gained financial remuneration from some shady deals, which are now publically known. According to D’Souza, even Hillary’s marriage to Bill Clinton was a cold-blooded decision from her side, which was meant to bring her to power.
Showing a corrupt side of Hillary Clinton, the movie produced by D’Souza ends in a patriotic song, which makes the whole movie look like a mere mockery on the Government in general. Though the viewers are left with two-sided feelings, D’Souza’s documentary sounds as fact-based, even if with some exaggerations.
For people who are not good with history and politics, the documentary will certainly be useful. It helps to understand that any politician’s history should be checked carefully, if you want to vote for your future and not for his or her benefit.