AARON BURR, PART 2 is a contemporary re-imagining of the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. The film explores the idea of history as a contested narrative. Also, it is a comedy.
The film premiered as a selection of the 2011 New York Film Festival and has played at festivals throughout the country including SXSW, True/False, San Francisco, Sarasota, Philadelphia, Boston, Montclair, Rooftop, HotDocs, Traverse City and Dallas, where it was awarded the Jury Prize for Best Short Film. The film has been programmed alternately as a narrative and a documentary.