Filmmaker: Jeffrey Roth
Runtime: 90 min
Synopsis: “President in Waiting” has captured a very unique point of view in a documentary film that explores the Office of the Vice Presidency by those who have served. Director Jeffrey Roth has brought together an extraordinary cast of our nations leaders covering the past 40 years through candid interviews showing the relationship between the President of the United States and the Vice President. For the first time in a documentary film, the story is told exclusively through interviews including: President’s Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter along with Vice President’s: Joe Biden, Mike Pence, Dick Cheney, Al Gore, Dan Quayle and Walter Mondale.
About the Filmmaker
Jeffrey Roth’s directorial debut came with the critically acclaimed award winning documentary film, The Wonder of it All, that highlights the Apollo astronauts that walked on the moon. This was followed by “41”, an extraordinary look into the personal life of our 41st President of the United States of America, George H.W. Bush. After seeing Jeffrey’s first film, President Bush agreed to give him unprecedented access which was released on HBO. For the past 2 years Jeffrey has been working on his latest project, “President in Waiting,” assembling an exclusive “cast” for his new film on the office of the vice presidency including President’s Carter, Clinton, Bush, Obama and Vice President’s Mondale, Quayle, Gore, Cheney, Biden and Pence. This film will be released in 2020. Jeffrey has also worked on multi-camera sitcoms such as, How I Met Your Mother (Fox), 2 Broke Girls (Warner Brothers) and currently The Neighborhood (CBS) and Carol’s Second Act (CBS).