Donald Trump documentary added to Sundance lineup

Trumped, a film revealing the inside story of the US president-elect’s campaign victory, to screen at film festival this month

A documentary telling the inside story of Donald Trump’s stunning presidential election victory has been added to the Sundance film festival lineup.

Trumped: Inside the Greatest Political Upset of All Time has been put together by the team behind the Showtime network’s election series, The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth, which ran from January to November 2016 and covered the presidential race in detail over 26 episodes. No screening date has been confirmed, but Trump’s inauguration will take place on 20 January, on the second day of the festival.

Sundance has also added the world premiere of Newness, the new film by festival favourite Drake Doremus, whose 2011 film Like Crazy won the grand jury prize. Newness stars Nicholas Hoult, Laia Costa and Danny Huston, and is described as a contemporary romance set in Los Angeles in which “two millennials navigating a social media-driven hookup culture begin a relationship that pushes both emotional and physical boundaries”.

The Sundance film festival runs from 19-29 January in Park City, Utah.


Andrew Pulver

The GuardianTramp

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