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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $172,634Details
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This documentary traces Anita Hill’s life from her early years through her legacy today, offering insight into her experiences testifying before the Senate just over 22 years ago in the weekend of shocking television that made her a household name and smashed the door open on the issues of sexual harassment and gender equality.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,401-10,500) 10,407 $172,634
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 14,601-14,700) 14,681 $172,634
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,419 $172,634

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 21st, 2014 (Limited) by Samuel Goldwyn Films
Video Release: June 24th, 2014 by First Run Home, released as Anita
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 77 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Hagiography, Political, African-American
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Chanlim Films, American Film Foundation, Impact Partners, Artems Rising Foundation
Production Countries: United States

Documentary Subject(s)

Anita Hill    Herself


Charles Ogletree    Himself
Jill Abramson    Herself
Jane Mayer    Herself
John W. Carr    Himself
Chuck Malone    Himself
Joanne N. Smith    Herself
Emily Carpenter    Herself

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Production and Technical Credits

Freida Mock    Screenwriter
Ken Chowder    Screenwriter
Freida Mock    Producer
Geralyn Dreyfous    Executive Producer
Regina K. Scully    Executive Producer
Freada Klein    Executive Producer
Brian Johnson, Jr.    Editor
Lili Haydn    Composer
Bestor Cram    Director of Photography
Don Lenzer    Director of Photography
Erik Daarstad    Director of Photography

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March 25th, 2014

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March 21st, 2014

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/03/21 48 $44,114   7 $6,302   $44,114 1
2014/04/04 51 $40,804   9 $4,534   $132,834 3
2014/04/11 63 $12,845 -69% 12 $1,070   $154,827 4
2014/04/25 93 $3,742   6 $624   $172,634 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/04/04 50 $49,952   9 $5,550   $141,982 3

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