Dinesh D’Souza just released a new trailer for America, his current documentary. The accomplished yet controversial filmmaker appeared on The Kelly File on Fox News earlier this week to discuss his latest movie. D’Souza said the documentary about the United States seeks to answer the “central moral challenges of America’s critics, which is that America’s greatness is based on theft, plunder, and oppression.”
The America documentary trailer showcases excerpts from interviews with folks such as liberal Georgetown University professor Michael Dyson and Noam Chomsky, according to The Blaze. During the interview segment, the country is described as a “predatory colonial power” as well as the “new evil empire.”
D’Souza’s America revolves around the premise that the liberal, progressive mindset is based upon the belief that “theft and plunder” are the foundation of the United States. The moviemaker’s goal is to debunk such a point of view.
During the trailer Dinesh D’Souza says, “How badly we need right now a Washington, a Lincoln, a Reagan. Well, we don’t have them, but we do have us.” The America documentary is slated to be released in movie theaters on the Fourth of July.
D’Souza has penned more than a dozen books highlighting his views on American politics and religion. Perhaps not coincidentally, Dinesh D’Souza now faces federal campaign finance charges. The conservative author was indicted on charges which allege that he was using straw donors to funnel money into the coffers of a Senate candidate. The filmmaker’s attorney stated during a press conference that his client is innocent and that the campaign funds for his college pal is “at worst an act of misguided friendship” and there was no criminal intent whatsoever involved with the donations.
Some supporters and political watchdogs claim that the author /producer was targeted by the federal government for his political views and prior derogatory comments about President Barack Obama.
When discussing America, D’Souza said, “I want to take this progressive, leftist critique head on.” The film will feature recreations of major events in United States history. D’Souza previously created the second-highest grossing political documentary of all time, 2016: Obama’s America.
2016: Obama’s America included an interview with President Obama’s half-brother, George Obama. The questions the producer asks the president’s brother why still lives in extreme poverty when his half-brother is the “leader of the free world.” “I think he has a family of his own. I’m a member of his family, but I’m over-age, so I help myself,” George Obama stated during the documentary footage. When pressed further by D’Souza to expand upon the topic, George Obama notes that Barack Obama “has other issues to deal with” and that his half-brother is “taking care of the world, so he’s taking care of me.”
Dinesh D’Souza Bio
A former policy analyst in the Reagan White House, D’Souza also served as the John M. Olin Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and as a Rishwain Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is the author of several New York Times bestsellers, including Illiberal Education, What’s So Great about America, What’s So Great about Christianity, Life after Death: The Evidence, and The Roots of Obama’s Rage, and the director and producer of the second highest grossing political documentary of all time, 2016: Obama’s America. His latest book is America: Imagine a World Without Her. His articles have appeared in nearly all major magazines and newspapers including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Atlantic Monthly, Vanity Fair, New Republic, National Review and Forbes.
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