Imagine the World Without Her

DVD - 2014
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In an era where the American Dream seems to have faded into a dark new dawn, filmmakers Dinesh D'Souza and John Sullivan ponder what may have become of the world if the U.S. had never come into being. By creating an alternate history in which British forces kill General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, the filmmakers lay the groundwork for a thought-provoking meditation on the crucial role of the United States on the world stage.
Publisher: Santa Monica, California :, Lionsgate,, 2014.
Edition: Widescreen version.
Branch Call Number: DVD 306.20973 AM
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 105 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Jul 15, 2019

"What would the world look like if America did not exist?"-D.D.
"Who cares?"-L.S.
Alternate title: American Shame.
Wow. Just wow. I thought this a comedy at first. Just so you know I'm not biased (Although I totally am.), I don't like Michael Moore's "movies" either and my politics are a lot closer to his. Like Moore, Dinesh "Double D" D'Souza, a convicted felon (Look it up.) doesn't so much make documentaries as long-winded, first person rants. D'Souza is somewhat less obnoxious than Moore, but not by much. Aside from politics, this is just a poorly made movie with a lot of bad music. I like that he uses a clip of Bono to show how great America is. His dislike of Obama and the Clintons borders on the pathological. Hey, at least, in the interest of being fair and balanced, he interviewed Noam Chomsky for like 30 seconds. Don't forgot to pick up the book too!

Jun 16, 2017

“Every man must write with his own hand the charter of his emancipation proclamation. We are all in this country a minority of one, and how we succeed or fail depends on our efforts.” -MLKjr
This movie attempts to address the current efforts by the left to replace the American Dream with American Shame. The narrative that America has stolen everything it has from someone else. That Americans today have everything they have because they stole it from someone else and denied others the right to their “fair share” of everything. This film does not attempt to justify the war, slavery and breaking of treaties by the U.S.A., rather he attempts to show that these things happened in every country, by every race, to every race and that it was America that has finally changed the conquering narrative over the past 250 years. If you are a closed-minded conservative, you will likely love this movie. If you are a closed-minded liberal, you will absolutely hate this movie. If you are a fair-minded conservative or liberal, you are going to find this movie has a lot of great food for thought. If I have a criticism of the first hour, the film states clearly that where we stole, we should repay, but it is incredibly light on what that means – how do you repay the blacks and whites who are descended from slaves? Who is going to pay them? (the descendants of the slave owners?) And how do you address those of us who are descended from both slaves and slave owners? The statement is made, but not addressed. Then he ends on the note that American wealth was not stolen, it was created. Which seems to clearly contradict his clear comments that some actions need to be done to make things right (especially when he discussed the Native Americans). But overall, this attempt to address the shaming of America by the left is a pretty clear position paper for those who find themselves in opposition to this attempt to shame America. The last 30 minutes of the movie is a switch from this narrative to an attempt to blame his illegal campaign activity as being the result of political persecution by a corrupt liberal regime led by Obama and Clinton. It is unfortunate, as it leaves the feeling of a personal attack as motive for this film, instead of being a film about what makes America great, how not to feel ashamed that greatness was accompanied by awful treachery and yet also led to this great nation being one where that treachery was turned on its head and turned into freedom and opportunity for those victims.

Jun 14, 2017

After i saw the trailers, i was looking forward to an alternate history movie that would tell the story of what the world would be like if the United States had not come into being. Instead, it's one long conspiracy rant by a whining right winger.

Dec 09, 2015

Very good and well made. Highly recommend ALL real Americans see it.
And hopefully ALL the "useful idiots" who worhip the worse POTUS I have had to endure. And the MOST corrupt. And yes I am talking about the FRAUD Barack Hussein Obama aka Barry Soetoro. Wake up America.

Nov 22, 2015

Okay, , if you are a conservative, really conservative. . you will love this. The guy who made this has way to much money to spend on stuff like this.

Apr 21, 2015

D'Souza presents a very refreshing and intelligent approach to his hypothetical question on where we as Americans would be w/o Her. Truly an admirable & classy piece of work. (Those of The Left kindly spare me your backlash -- I'm not interested in debate.) FIVE STARS.

Lyceum Feb 24, 2015

A must watch and should be required for all middle and high school aged students. It is time to remove the anti-American history revisionist propaganda from public schools. If socialists hate America, let them find a new homeland and stop messing with America.

7duffy Jan 29, 2015

Good, watchable movie. Need to check the facts to see if its accurate. Sort of a right wing Michael Moore (who facts are 60% wrong), so I presume Dinesh might be drawing his own conclusions as much as Moore does. However, he presents good premises and if accurate, good topics for discussion.

vanhln Jan 27, 2015

Give it a break with your liberal garbage....
1_biblioteca: "Not what I expected."
Right.. What did you expect? An Obama loving movie? You knew what the movie was before you rented it.. Stop lying.

Go back to your basement and collect your $3 from Soros for shilling against this film.

1_biblioteca Jan 25, 2015

Original comment erased. This movie is filled with historical inaccuracies, half truths, and whole lies. Poorly researched, it attempts to rewrite history. I was really hoping to see a film about the instrumental role the US has played in history, and how the world would be different if the US had not existed at pivotal points in history. Despite the trailer and movie synopsis, this movie is not about how the world may have developed in the absence of the US, but is instead the author's critique of political views different from his own, and a failed attempt to support his own views in a historical context. This movie is filled with revisionist history, misrepresentations, glaring omissions, and in some instances outright lies. The author routinely presents his opinions as if they are facts, and fails to fully develop or support his arguments. This movie should be viewed for ENTERTAINMENT purposes only, as the author takes so many artistic liberties it is actually a work of fiction-NOT a documentary. It is more political propaganda than thought provoking historical critique. My fear is that some poor soul who is ignorant about US history will see this and think it is an accurate representation-it's not. Since it fails on its historical accuracy, I can only rate it on its entertainment value. Again, it fails. Many of the "interviews" and video clips seemed to be edited to fit the authors agenda, and not to fully relay the intent or position of the interviewee. The acting was passable, but not great or even believable. The writing was mediocre. Furthermore, the sound track while ostensibly trying to arouse a patriotic response from the viewer, is mostly annoying, and obvious. Overall, it was a little boring, and not at all what I was expecting based on the trailer. I recommend seeing Saving Private Ryan, Dances With Wolves, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Slayer, or The Patriot. All are a lot more historically accurate, and definitely more entertaining.

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