Captures political theater as the Democratic Party executes its stunning takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2006 elections.

Housequake

Documentary | 2009

Cast

Featuring interviews with Rahm Emanuel, Nancy Pelosi, Newt Gingrich, James Carville, Gen. Wesley Clark, Frank Luntz

Synopsis

Capturing political theater at its most basic level, HouseQuake recounts the Democratic Party’s stunning takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2006 elections, inspired by the aggressive tactics of Democratic strategist Rahm Emanuel. As election night approaches, the suspense ratchets up until nationwide results start to show a tide of Republican defeats and a dramatic sea change in American politics.

“Captured the drama, the intensity, the excitement of the campaign in a way that I’ve rarely seen done… marvelous and dramatic… A really human documentary.” - CNN

Producers

Karen Elizabeth Price, Aymae Sulick, Jill Aske

Director

Karen Elizabeth Price


Official Selection, Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
Official Selection, San Francisco United Film Festival 2009, 2009
Winner Directorial Discovery Award, Rhode Island Film Festival
Official Selection, Wisconson Film Festival