Roseanne for President!
Friday, July 1 - Thursday, July 7, 2016
27 years after Roseanne Barr’s groundbreaking sitcom “Roseanne” became the #1 show on television, ROSEANNE FOR PRESIDENT! brings you the story of the Emmy Award-winning actress and trailblazing comedian’s 2012 gonzo campaign for president of the United States. Having written and created a sitcom that changed the cultural landscape by revolutionizing what Americans think of family, class, race, gender, and gay rights, Roseanne is uniquely qualified to fix—well, everything.
Through the warped lens of the Barr Campaign, this surreal dark comedy examines the impact Roseanne’s work has had on society and who she is as a person. Fearlessly speaking truth to power comes with a price and Roseanne has taken some bumps and bruises along the way. The movie digs deep into Roseanne’s past, unearthing a personality that even the filmmakers had no idea they would encounter. What begins as a political journey becomes a raw and revealing portrait of a comedic icon.
- Country USA
- Running Time 97 minutes
- Director Eric Weinrib