State Legislature (film)
State capitol building in Boise, Idaho
|Directed by||Frederick Wiseman|
|Produced by||Idaho Film Inc.
Thirteen/WNET New York in association with ITVS
|Distributed by||Zipporah Films|
|February 15, 2007|
State Legislature is a 2007 American documentary film directed by Frederick Wiseman. It details the workings of the Idaho Legislature. Wiseman filmed for a total of 160 hours over a full 12-week session of the legislature, later editing his content down to a 3 ½ hour film. Wiseman was interested in the topic as a way to show one of the more basic political systems in America at work. It was first broadcast on PBS on June 2007.
- Jensen, Elizabeth (10 June 2007). "Not-So-Private Idaho, Pursuing Democracy". The New York Times.
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