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OUR NEW PRESIDENT (2018) - Presented by Wavelength


Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, Our New President is a jaw-dropping plunge down the fake news rabbit hole. A satire of Russian state media, this film from director Maxim Pozdorovkin (Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer) looks at how Putin’s media apparatus covered Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Inventively editing clips from news programmes and internet videos that range from the absurd to the shocking, Our New President is a sobering portrait of modern-day propaganda.

Presented by Wavelength


Twitter: @wavelengthdocs

  • dir. Maxim Pozdorovkin 

  • year. 2018

  • country. RUSSIA

  • run-time. 77min


Doors 8PM

Film 8.35PM

Audaciously assembled... fascinating and necessary... Pozdorovkin is to be congratulated
— The Guardian
A horror movie and an ambitious art film... a peek into the manufactured reality running unchecked on the internet
— Little White Lies
A heady lesson... enough to make you wonder, for a moment, where the fake news ends and the truth begins
— Variety
A thrilling, scary, mind-bending, and often-hilarious story... what happens when the news is more bizarre than fiction?
— Film Comment