newportFILM presents a screening of Weiner, a documentary about the infamous politician, Anthony Weiner. With unrestricted access to Anthony Weiner’s New York City mayoral campaign, this film reveals the human story behind the scenes of a high-profile political scandal as it unfolds, and offers an unfiltered look at how much today’s politics is driven by an appetite for spectacle. The film won the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: for documentaries at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
“MESMERIZING. The best documentary about a political campaign ever made.” — Indiewire
"Fast, funny, insightful and outrageous. Politics at it's insane best." — Vanity Fair
When: Wednesday, May 11
Where: Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro Street, Newport
Time: 6:30 PM Film, followed by discussion
TICKETS: $12 | Purchase at bit.ly/WeinerFilm