Dinesh D’Souza’s new film to premiere in Chubbuck
The Republican Liberty Caucus of Idaho is sponsoring this month’s premiere of Dinesh D’Souza’s latest film, “Death of a Nation.”
The event will take place at the AMC CLASSIC Pine Ridge 11 theater at 4355 Yellowstone Avenue in Chubbuck at 7 p.m. on July 30.
Ben Gregersen, vice chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Idaho, is looking forward to seeing the film, which will be officially released in theaters on Aug. 3. He said he’s watched all of D’Souza’s previous movies and read his books, which he considers to be educational.
“One of the reasons I’ve enjoyed reading his books and watching his films is he dives into things that aren’t in the average history book,” Gregersen said.
D’Souza, a conservative political activist, appears to do the same in his latest film.
“Death of a Nation” compares some of the circumstances that occurred during Abraham Lincoln’s presidency to what’s happening now under President Donald Trump. And it aims to cut “through progressive big lies to expose hidden history and explosive truths,” according to www.deathofanationmovie.com.
“Who is killing America? The Left blames the death of our nation on fascism, racism, and white supremacy, all because of Trump’s election and the Republican Party,” according to the film’s website. “But which party is actually the party of fascism and racism? Dinesh D’Souza’s explosive new film, Death of a Nation, is a searching exploration of the true history and meaning of racism, fascism, and Nazism.”
D’Souza is a well-known author — he’s written nearly 20 books, many of which have been New York Times best sellers — and filmmaker. His film “2016: Obama’s America,” was the second highest-grossing political documentary ever, according to his bio. His film “America: Imagine The World Without Her” was the sixth.
Gregersen said D’Souza’s films are always pro America and very patriotic.
“(They portray) a love of country and how we need to fight to preserve our country and preserve the freedoms we have in the Constitution,” Gregersen said.
He notes that the films are also well done.
Academy Award winner Gerald R. Molen of “Schindler’s List” and “Jurassic Park” produced “Death of a Nation,” according to the movie’s website.
Gregersen encourages people to attend the prescreening on July 30.
Tickets cost $11.50 and can only be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/death-of-a-nation-prescreening-chubbuck-tickets-47933968791.
For more information about the event, people can visit the Facebook page “Death of a Nation Bannock County Premiere.”