ABOUT THE FILM

Election Year
Set in the Wild West atmosphere of Arizona, where the ideological conflicts of America are at their most intense, ELECTION YEAR portrays the personal and political struggles of five ordinary Americans against the backdrop of the 2012 Presidential election.

A documentary collage of diverse perspectives, ELECTION YEAR demonstrates the impact of the national campaign issues on the real lives of its characters - a teacher running for her first political office, an unemployed Tea Party activist, a young squatter, an architectural designer struggling to recover from the real estate crisis, and a politically active mother preparing to launch her daughter into adulthood.

Inspired by John Dos Passos’ USA Trilogy, ELECTION YEAR paints a unique and compelling portrait of America at a critical juncture in its history.