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The Brainwashing of My Dad (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $7,028Details
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As filmmaker, Jen Senko, tries to understand the transformation of her father from a non political, life-long Democrat to an angry, Right-Wing fanatic, she uncovers the forces behind the media that changed him completely: a plan by Roger Ailes under Nixon for a media takeover by the GOP, The Powell Memo urging business leaders to influence institutions of public opinion, especially the universities, the media and the courts, and under Reagan, the dismantling of the Fairness Doctrine. As her journey continues, we discover that her father is part of a much broader demographic, and that the story is one that affects us all.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,401-14,500) 14,405 $7,028
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,701-18,800) 18,797 $7,028

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 18th, 2016 (Limited) by JSenko Productions
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: World War II, Brainwashing, Radio Industry, News, Political
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Jsenko Productions, Cinco Dedos Peliculas
Production Countries: United States


Jen Senko    Narrator
Matthew Modine    Narrator
Noam Chomsky    Himself
Steve Rendall    Himself
Jeff Cohen    Himself
Eric Boehlert    Himself
George Lakoff    Himself
Claire Conner    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Jen Senko
Screenwriter    Mel Bryant
Screenwriter    Kala Mandrake
Story by    Jen Senko
Producer    Jen Senko
Producer    Adam Rackoff
Producer    Matthew Modine
Executive Producer    Jodie Evans
Executive Producer    Ryan Smith
Animation Director    Bill Plympton
Director of Photography    Rachael Levine
Editor    Kala Mandrake
Composer    Scott Ferrara

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

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Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/03/18 87 $7,028   2 $3,514   $7,028 1

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