Our New President

2018 | USA, Russia | NR | 78 min.

Showings

State Theatre Sun, Aug 5, 2018 12:00 PM
Film Info
Section:Foreign Documentary
Don't Miss
Release Year:2018
Runtime:78 min.
Premiere Status:Michigan Premiere
Rating:NR
Production Country:USA
Russia
Original Language:English
Russian
Subtitles:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Maxim Pozdorovkin
Produced by:Joe Bender
Charlotte Cook
Maxim Pozdorovkin
Editing By:Matvey Kulakov
Maxim Pozdorovkin

Description

Hey, did you ever hear about the curse placed on Hillary Clinton by the mummy tomb she visited in the ‘90s, which has directly led to her epidemic of coughing fits and fainting spells? No? Well, clearly you weren’t watching Russia’s most popular news shows during the 2016 US Presidential campaign. Our New President is brilliantly assembled solely from Russian State TV and other Putin-led propaganda sources, which spread stories like that mummy curse across the globe with startling efficiencyand utter shamelessness. You may think you’ve seen the worst that “fake news” has to offer if you’ve ever clicked on a Breitbart link or—dear God—watched any Sean Hannity, but the outlandish fictions spread by Russian State TV about Trump and Clinton are truly beyond your wildest imaginations, and director Maxim Pozdorovkin's dive inside the Russian media's funhouse mirror of American politics is simply too important to miss. IN PERSON: Director Maxim Pozdorovkin.

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