The doc features the work of 16 filmmakers who each followed a different story throughout the country during the close of a raucous and unprecedented election cycle.
Intended as a candid portrait of America during an election many thought would bring the country its first female president, the doc follows a cross-section of Americans throughout the day, culminating in the surprise election results. Jeff Deutchman produced and curated the film. It follows his previous documentary, “11/4/08,” which followed supporters of President Barack Obama when he was first elected.
“(’11/8/16′) was an opportunity for people across the world to get a window into the psyche of a wide variety and a diverse group of Americans and what they were thinking that day,” said Paul Davidson, executive V.P. of film and television at the Orchard. “We thought it could be a historic document