Director: Leslie Iwerks
DEMOCRACY CALLING Shorts - Ridgefield Library Saturday, Oct. 12 @ 5pm
During the lead-up to the 2016 US presidential election, Macedonian teenagers discovered they could generate a huge income by creating websites that published sensationalized and misleading news stories about American politics to Facebook. They had a profound impact on the outcome of the election. This documentary offers a glimpse of the people behind these websites and explores the implications their outsized influence may have for the media landscape and the democratic process as a whole.
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:00 PM @ Ridgefield Library