2 EMMY NOMINATIONS PLUS A GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR KERRY WASHINGTON

Kerry Washington & Wendell Pierce

Why Does Anita Hill Matter?

About

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.

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Kerry Washington
as  Anita Hill

Kerry Washington a Bronx, New York, native, has received high acclaim for her work in film, television and theater...

Interview

"In my experience, in a case like this, when someone speaks up -- the victim tends to become the villain."

- Anita Hill

Wendell Pierce
as  Clarence Thomas

Wendell is recognized by film audiences for his work with directors including Woody Allen, Spike Lee, Brian De Palma, Barry Levinson, Sidney Lumet, Wim Wenders and Taylor Hackford, and is universally hailed for his portrayal of Det...

"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

Interview

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Crew

  • Executive Producer

    Michael London

  • Executive Producer

    Janice Williams

  • Executive Producer

    Kerry Washington

  • Executive Producer & Writer

    Susannah Grant

Director

Rick Famuyiwa

Rick Famuyiwa made his feature debut as writer/director on MTV Films/Paramount Pictures’ The Wood...

Photos & Video

Jennifer Hudson
on Angela Wright

Peter McRobbie
on Alan Simpson

Treat Williams
on Ted Kennedy

Kerry Washington
Historical Impact

Tease

Wendell Pierce
Historical Impact

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