Molly Ivins was was an outspoken political columnist in Texas. However, unlike most of Texas’ outspoken political columnists, she fell on the side of Liberal. She use humor to protect those who could not protect herself, show where the government was misbehaving, and skewer the powerful with her wit. Not even death threats could stop her.
Ivins died in 2007 from cancer, but filmmaker Janice Engel had a lot of material to work with.
Raise Hell comes to theaters August 30 in Texas, September 6th everywhere else.