It wasn't backed by any Hollywood movie studio. Reviews were mostly negative. It premiered in Houston, not Los Angeles or New York. And yet despite the unconventional release of "2016: Obama's America," the movie is now among the most successful political documentaries of all time _ and it doesn't show signs of cooling down ahead of the presidential election.
Deep-fried controversy continues: "Chick-fil-A Day" looms Wednesday, organized by Mike Huckabee and some 219,000 fans of the embattled restaurant chain after its CEO Dan Cathy condemned gay marriage, prompting multiple boycotts and much political posturing.
There's a low-key advance screening of "2016: Obama's America" in the nation's capital Wednesday night. The documentary film opens nationwide Friday, providing an alarming vision of the life in the U.S., should President Obama be re-elected and his particular "dream" replace that of the Founding Fathers.
Here comes "2016: Obama's America," a well-funded, feature-length documentary from Gerald Molen, veteran producer of such blockbusters as "Schindler's List" and "Jurassic Park," based on Dinesh D'Souza's best-selling 2011 book, "The Roots of Obama's Rage."