American Ruling Class, The

A FILM BY John Kirby

That unusual animal, the politocal documentary with high-wattage star power.
- John Anderson, VARIETY
A satirical, quasi-journalistic expose on American oligarchy.
- Darrell Hartman, YALE ALUMNI REVIEW


Is there an American ruling class, and if so, how do you join? Two hapless Yale grads embark on a star-studded journey of meetings with America’s establishment to unearth some uncomfortable answers and find out the truth about what the future really holds for them. Judge for yourself.

Theatrical Release Date

Original Languages: English
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 100 min.
Year: 2005


John Kirby


James Baker III
Barbara Ehrenreich
with Vonnegut
Michael Medavoy