As a delegate to the 2008 Republican National Convention, DAVID LASDON wondered how the party he’d grown up with had changed so drastically. Determined to find out, the film maker brought a camera & crew along and shot for the next 5 years inadvertently capturing the birth and rise of the Tea Party.
From The Ground Up tells the story of the origin of the angry voter, how they created a stunning election result, and changed America telling anyone that they too could influence an election.
The story is told not by Washington politicians but by the people and outsider candidates who started the movement and were elected by it.
Won “Best Libertarian Ideals Documentary Feature” at Anthem Film Festival in Las Vegas