The documentary on Sarah Palin, “The Undefeated,” was triggered by a request from her political action committee but filmed and financed independently. However, after her appearance at a screening of the film in Iowa, the ties between her organization and the film are growing stronger: SarahPAC is now courting donors by promising an “early release DVD version” of the film with a donation of $100 or more.
As I observed in my review:
The documentary film’s closing image is Palin at an April 17 Tea Party rally in Wisconsin, declaring, “President Obama, game on!” The film is tentatively scheduled to have its first releases in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada, all key primary states. Obviously, a Palin presidential campaign is official only when word comes from Palin herself. But this stirring, surprisingly artistic, and narrative-driven film will seem strangely incomplete without one.
Is Sarah Palin planning on running for president? Her PAC certainly doesn’t mind fanning the flames of expectation.