You Can't Always Get What You Want

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Short film
Total running time: 8:46
Year of completion: 2013

Synopsis A

Recently declassified White House tapes show President Johnson struggling with daily issues in the Oval Office, including troublesome overseas operators, a lack of attractive Negros in governmental positions and limited dessert options.

Synopsis B

Diplomacy, arm-twisting, and gastronomy as lifted from LBJ’s daily diaries and recorded phone conversations and animated by archival photographs.

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Credits

Written, Directed & Edited
by
Scott Calonico

Executive Producer
Jeff Radice

Director’s Bio

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IMDB Page

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Screening History

True/False Film Festival (February 2013)
Frontline Club, Documentary Shorts Screening, London (March 2013)
Florida Film Festival (April 2013)
Full Frame Film Festival (April 2013)
Oak Cliff Film Festival (June 2013)
Traverse City Film Festival (July 2013)