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Our New President

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USA | 2018 | 77 min. | PG

Our New President

USA | 2018 | 77 min. | PG

Synopsis

Mind-blowing excursion into the realm of fake news: the film focuses on the Russian news coverage of US presidential campaign from 2016. Grotesque attacks on Clinton portrayed as a kind of zombie from outer space are accompanied by accolades for Trump: sexy and reliable strong man – just like Putin. Pozdorovkin combines clips from TV with behind-the-scenes look at the propaganda machine itself – from the highest echelons of power to rank and file Internet trolls.

 

Festivals:
CPX: DOX, 2018
Sundance Film Festival, 2018 – World Cinema – Documentary Special Jury Prize Winner
Traverse City Film Festival, 2018 – Stanley Kubrick Award
Sheffield International Documentary Festival, 2018

 

Languages: Russian, English
Subtitles: Lithuanian, English

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Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin

Editing: Matvey Kulakov, Maxim Pozdorovkin

Producers: Joe Bender, Charlotte Cook, Maxim Pozdorovkin

Maxim Pozdorovkin

Filmography:
2018 – Our New President
2014 – The Notorious Mr. Bout
2013 – Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
2010 – Capital

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