Al Franken: God Spoke
|Al Franken: God Spoke|
|File:Al franken god spoke.jpg
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Nick Doob
|Produced by||Rebecca Marshall
|Music by||Ed Smart|
|Distributed by||Balcony Releasing|
Al Franken: God Spoke is a 2006 documentary film starring political commentator and current United States Senator Al Franken. The film was made by the same producers of The War Room. It was released in April 2006 at the Tribeca Film Festival and was released in the USA in September 2006 starting in New York City.
In Al Franken: God Spoke, the makers of The War Room capture the emergence of Al Franken as a political commentator. The film is shot over the course of two years and follows Franken from his highly publicized feud with Fox News Channel anchor Bill O'Reilly to his fierce campaign against President George W. Bush during the 2004 election.
The film goes to several different places to catch Franken in real settings. The film crew went with him to Iraq during a USO tour in that country, followed him during his airing on Air America Radio, and during his various campaigns. The film crew is given behind the scenes access as the noted liberal goes up against his rivals. The film features many of those allied with Franken and many of his opponents. Some of his allies in this film include Michael Moore, Al Gore, and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Some of his featured opponents include Ann Coulter and Bill O'Reilly.