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Our New President

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018

Time: 7pm

Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA

Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin

Film Details: 77 minutes, 2018, USA, color, in English and Russian with English subtitles, DCP

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Winner of a Special Jury Prize for World Cinema Documentary Editing at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Winner of the Stanley Kubrick Award at the Traverse City Film Festival. Official Selection of CPH:DOX.

Filmmaker Maxim Pozdorovkin will attend in person for discussion!

Co-presented with the Film Study Center at Harvard University.

About the Film:

The story of Donald Trump’s election told entirely through Russian propaganda. By turns horrifying and hilarious, it is a satirical portrait of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that reveals an empire of fake news and the tactics of modern day info.

About the Director:

Maxim Pozdorovkin is an award-winning director and producer based in New York City. He is the director of three feature-length documentaries and numerous short films, including The Notorious Mr. Bout, Pussy Riot: a Punk Prayer, and Capital. Maxim holds a PhD from Harvard University and was a junior fellow at Harvard’s Society of Fellows.

Screens with:

TRUMP DREAMS | Ruth Lingford | 2017 | 3 minutes 54 seconds

Images and words taken from dreams about Donald Trump from around the world during 2016.

Sound: George Lingford

Dreamers:  Chris Landreth, Aurora Andrews, DeMane Davies, Walter Berry, David Lobser, Guy Maddin, Ruth Lingford, Bryan Papciak, Catherine Thiemann, Rachel Gila

 

Learn more about our co-presentation partner, the Film Study Center at Harvard University, by visiting their website at filmstudycenter.org