Weiner

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  100 min.
Release Date: July 1, 2016 - Toronto - July 1, 2016 - Toronto

Current rating: Rating: 3.67
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Synopsis

It's 2013 and Anthony Weiner - still reeling from the sexting scandal that forced him into a humiliating resignation and ended his political career two years earlier - is back in the spotlight as he mounts an audacious comeback campaign for New York City mayor.

But it's not long before history repeats itself and new sexting allegations leave Weiner and his aides scrambling to contain the damage. Granted unfettered access to the candidate and his campaign, filmmakers Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg capture a jaw-dropping, behind-the-scenes look at the political machine as it breaks down. You've heard the media's spin on Weiner's story, now hear it from the man himself.

Director: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Sean McGing, Elizabeth Delaune Warren
Screenplay: Eli B. Despres, Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg

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  • 5 stars "great for political junkies and those who want toknow how a campaign is run"
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