“Sharply edited… By turns Funny and horrifying.”

– Peter Debruge, Variety

“Revealing and impishly infuriating.”

– Owen Gleiberman, Variety

“'Our New President' from Russian-American director Maxim Pozdorovkin is an artful mash-up of propaganda clips from the three most popular Russian news stations... The collage of footage becomes, at times, wildly funny."

– April Wolfe, The Washington Post

“An audaciously assembled film, made up entirely of Russian state news clips and user-generated videos, is a fascinating and necessary curio… Maxim Pozdorovkin delivers a sly slow-burning oddity in this documentary about Russia’s love for Donald Trump.”

– Charlie Phillips, The Guardian

"You may think you know about fake news, but nothing compares to the coverage of our election on Russian TV. It starts with Hillary Clinton's exposure to a cursed Siberian mummy princess and gets even more head-spinningly bizarre."

– Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

"We wanted to make a film that bombards you with outright fabrication."

— Maxim Pozdorovkin, Director

A trip down the rabbit hole of fake news, OUR NEW PRESIDENT is a satire about the Russian media and its take on American politics. Moving between Kremlin-controlled network news and colorful reinterpretations of this news diet by average Russians, the film charts Trump’s election with reports produced by Putin’s propaganda machine. Overseen by Dmitry Kiselyov, host of the most watched news program on Russian television, a media empire works overtime to sabotage Hillary Clinton while celebrating Donald Trump. Moving through Trump’s first year in office, one piece of fake news at a time, the film compiles material produced by three channels: Russia-1, Russia Today, and the formerly independent a, NTV. A film about the news that is entirely devoid of true statements, this is a portrait of modern-day propaganda and its dissemination across the world. Brace yourself for the “true” story of OUR NEW PRESIDENT.

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