Confirmation (television) Film on HBO, aired April 16, 2016. In 1991, Anita Hill, during Congressional hearings, accused Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court nominee, of sexual harassment. Directed by Rick Famuyiwa. Stars Kerry Washington (Anita Hill), Wendell Pierce (Clarence Thomas), Alison Wright (Virginia Thomas), Zoe Lister-Jones (Carolyn Hart), Greg Kinnear (Joe Biden), Eric Stonestreet (Kenneth Duberstein), Treat Williams (Ted Kennedy). 110 min. Produced by ABC Signature Studios, Groundswell Prods., and HBO Films.