Barry Levinson’s Poliwood – Special DC Premiere An Evening Celebrating The Collision and Collusion of Hollywood, Politics and the Media Friday Evening, May 8, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC – (May 4, 2009) – Legendary Academy Award-winning director Barry Levinson and the cast of POLIWOOD will host a special Washington, DC premiere of the documentary on Friday evening, May 8th. The screening and reception are co-hosted by The Creative Coalition and Capitol File magazine.

It’s a documentary where politicians are the celebrity, celebrities attempt to untangle policy, and media reports it all. POLIWOOD features a trip through one of history’s most climactic elections with Anne Hathaway, Alfre Woodard, Spike Lee, Sting, Tim Daly, Kerry Washington, Matthew Modine, Dana Delany, Will I.M., Mos Def and other notables on the trail with Levinson. Presidential candidates, electeds from the left and right, and in-between, as well as the famous and infamous of media punditry also make their silver screen bows.

Details are as follows:

Confirmed special guests: Barry Levinson, Tim Daly, Kerry Washington, Dana Delany, Tony Goldwyn, Connie Britton, Matthew Modine, Matthew Settle, Linus Roache, Rachael Leigh Cook

WHAT: Washington, D.C. premiere of POLIWOOD

WHEN: Friday evening, May 8, 2009
6:30 – Red Carpet/photo ops/reception
7:00 – Screening
8:30 – Q&A, led by Lawrence O’Donnell Jr., with Barry Levinson and cast
9:00 – Reception

WHERE: Naval Heritage Museum
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

All working press must be credentialed in advance.  Invitation only.

Kelley McCormick
Qorvis Communications

Jeannine Magno
Fox Greenberg Public Relations

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