Weiner (2016)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government  |   Release Date - May 20, 2016 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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This behind-the-scenes documentary follows former congressman Anthony Weiner as he runs for mayor of New York City in 2013. During the campaign, he becomes embroiled in a second widely publicized sexting scandal, which ultimately derails his once-promising political career. Directed by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg, Weiner received its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

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election, mayor, outrage, political-campaign, politician, race [competition], scandal, sex-scandal