Wexner Center for the Arts

Our Nixon

Thu, Sep 19, 2013 7 PM

“A brisk, eye-opening documentary. This triumph of editing is a must see.”—Variety

Throughout Richard Nixon’s presidency, three of his top White House aides obsessively documented their experiences with Super 8 home movie cameras. Young, idealistic, and dedicated, they had no idea that a few years later they’d all be in prison. This unique and personal visual record was seized by the FBI during the Watergate investigation, then filed away and forgotten for almost 40 years. Our Nixon is an all-archival documentary presenting those home movies for the first time, along with other rare footage, creating an intimate and complex portrait of the Nixon presidency as never seen before. (85 mins., DCP)