Kevin Willmott is the man behind CSA: The Confederate States Of America, a documentary spoof that takes the real activities of the original Confederate States and extrapolates what might have happened if the leaders hadnt been defeated by the Union.
For instance, he says that anti-slave forces would have moved to Canada; the CSA would have taken over Mexico and the Caribbean; and Elvis Presley would have discovered rock music from Canadian blacks and been arrested for it.
But while the film is being called a What if? he says its really a What is.
As he puts it, Although the South lost the Civil War battles, they actually won the hearts and minds of people so that even the people in the North supported segregation.
CSA is currently making its way across the country and while Willmott expects it will be a hit on DVD, he says the theater is the best place to see it because, as he puts it, No one knows whether to laugh or not.
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