STREAMING ONLINE: November 21, 2017 (Amazon, Prime, Vimeo)
COMING TO DVD: December 5, 2017
Donald Trump won by three states, a victory engineered by ultra-conservative billionaire Robert Mercer, who bought Breitbart News and inserted Steve Bannon into the campaign. Another Mercer company, Cambridge Analytica, acquired data on millions of Americans and micro-targeted by zip code, those voters most likely to swing for Trump. In the last days of the campaign, they bought Facebook “dark posts,” deploying manipulative ads seen only by the user, before disappearing.
Experts include: Psychometric scientist Dr. Michael Kosinski, PhD Psychology (University of Cambridge); David Carroll, associate professor of media design at the School of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design; Rosie Gray, Whitehouse Correspondent, The Atlantic; and Brendan Fischer, Director, Federal & FEC Reform at the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington, D.C.-based non-partisan nonprofit, the tracks campaign finance, government ethics and political transparency.