BIFF 2020
International documentary
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Our New President

USA / Russland/ 2018/ 1 t. 17 min.
LANGUAGE:
engelsk/russisk
UNDERTEKSTER:
engelsk
CAST:
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Dmitry Kiselyov
DIRECTOR:
Maxim Pozdorovkin
PRODUCER:
Maxim Pozdorovkin, Charlotte Cook, Joe Bender
Fake news, you lose

After Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, there have been a lot of rumours and assertions concerning Russia's role in the outcome. This documentary tackles the subject by compiling a collection of bizarre and disturbing footage from the Russian television coverage of the American election, where Trump is made to look like a benevolent demigod and Clinton a sickly murderer. It's hard to know whether to laugh or cry while watching OUR NEW PRESIDENT, but you're guaranteed to reflect on the importance of a free and independent press.

Maxim Pozdorovkin

Maxim Pozdorovkin (Russia/USA) Filmography: THE NOTORIOUS MR. BOUT (2014), PUSSY RIOT: A PUNK PRAYER (2013), CAPITAL (2009)

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