Highway 61 Entertainment produces innovative and unique documentary feature films about controversial subjects and major figures of our time.

About the Director

Joel Gilbert is a documentary film maker based in Los Angeles and President of Highway 61 Entertainment. Gilbert is a graduate of the London School of Economics and George Washington University (MBA) and is a political commentator and foreign policy analyst. He has produced documentary feature films on Barack Obama, Dreams from My Real Father, American politics, There’s No Place Like Utopia, Donald Trump, Trump: The Art of the Insult, and investigative journalism including, Michelle Obama 2024: Her Real Life Story and Plan for Power, and The Trayvon Hoax: Unmasking the Witness Fraud that Divided America. Gilbert has also produced films on Middle East history and politics including Farewell Israel and Atomic Jihad. Other films feature music icons Bob Dylan, Inside Bob Dylan’s Jesus Years and Bob Dylan World Tour 1966 The Home Movies, as well as mockumentaries on Paul McCartney, Paul McCartney Really is Dead and Elvis Presley.

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Joel Gilbert with legendary actor Jon Voight at Republican Jewish Coalition “California Bash”, Sept 25, 2016 in Beverly Hills, CA.

Joel Gilbert with General Mike Flynn at London Center Annual Awards Dinner, NYC, September 12, 2016.

Director Joel Gilbert with Ted Cruz at CPAC 2016.

Joel Gilbert with Glenn Beck at CPAC 2016.

Director Joel Gilbert at CPAC 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland on March 16, 2013.

Joel Gilbert with Senator Ted Cruz of Texas at the David Horowitz Freedom Center Restoration Weekend, November 16, 2013.

Joel Gilbert with Fox News Analyst Charles Payne at the David Horowitz Freedom Center Restoration Weekend, November 16, 2013

Director Joel Gilbert presents his film “Atomic Jihad – Ahaminejad’s Coming War and Obama’s Politics of Defeat” at the Conservative Politic Action Conference (CPAC) on February 20, 2010.