Synopsis by Daniel Gelb
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.
election, mayor, outrage, political-campaign, politician, race [competition], scandal, sex-scandal