Feeling less than patriotic? This is a GREAT way to stay warm inside AND enjoy the holiday! This film list spans 30 years and multiple genres. Take a look at a few trailers to narrow down your curriculum for the day:
The real life of one of America’s foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Captured live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theater with the original Broadway cast.
Lee Daniel’s The Butler (2013) on NETFLIX
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man’s life, family, and American society.
Southside With You (2016) on IMDbTV
Thirteen Days (2000) on Vudu (especially if you live with your Dad)
In October 1962, the Kennedy administration struggles to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Frost/Nixon (2008) on Peacock
Speechless (1994) buy HERE (My fav on this list)
As the American Civil War continues to rage, America’s president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
An American President (1995) on PrimeVideo
A widowed U.S. President running for reelection and an environmental lobbyist fall in love. It’s all above-board, but “politics is perception,” and sparks fly anyway. Also… Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen