Comparative Propaganda

Russian-born American film director Maksim Pozdorovkin (PhD Harvard 2015) will introduce and lead discussion of his 2018 Sundance  documentary "Our New President," about Russian domestic propaganda relating to the candidacy and presidency of Donald Trump.

"A heady lesson in how fake news really works - and how far back it stretches." Owen Gleiberman, Variety

"An irrational documentary for irrational times." Charlie Phillips, Guardian.

"Eerie how it matches up to Fox/Breitbart talking points." Sean P. Means, Salt Lake Tribune

"An impressively assembled work, edited with brio by Pozdorovkin and Matvey Kulakov." Leslie Felperin, Hollywood Reporter

Sponsored by the Center for Freedom and Western Civilization, the Program for Security and Democracy and Film and Media Studies

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 4:15pm to 6:30pm

Little Hall, 105, Golden Auditorium


Academics, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, University Studies, Politics

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