2 EMMY NOMINATIONS PLUS A GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR KERRY WASHINGTON
Kerry Washington & Wendell Pierce
Why Does Anita Hill Matter?
Starring Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce and Greg Kinnear, Confirmation takes a look behind the curtain of Washington politics, depicting the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings where Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment. The hearings brought the country to a standstill and became a pivotal moment in American culture forever changing how we perceive and experience workplace equality and gender politics. Rick Famuyiwa directs a script written by Susannah Grant.
For more information, watch video from the 1991 hearings or read the full transcript.
"In my experience, in a case like this, when someone speaks up -- the victim tends to become the villain."
- Anita Hill
"It is my hope that when these hearings are completed that this committee will conclude that I am an honest, decent, fair person."
- Clarence Thomas
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