Kerry Washington Talks Confirmation And What Anita Hill Means To History

The filmmakers set out to document progress, and show how far we have to go to achieve equality

It’s hard to believe that 25 years have passed since law professor Anita Hill appeared at Clarence Thomas’ explosive Supreme Court confirmation hearings, declaring to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Thomas, her former boss, had sexually harassed her. With issues like race relations, victims’ rights and gender still resonating today, HBO Films is hoping to educate a whole new generation of viewers by exploring the history of what happened with their upcoming film, Confirmation, which premieres on April 16th.

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