Tagged: Politics

Review – Weiner (2016)

Directors: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg 

Starring: Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin

weinerSometimes the best documentaries happen when things don’t go quite according to plan, when the story the filmmakers end up telling is not the one they set out to. This is definitely the case with and Weiner. When Josh Kriegman (former chief of staff to Anthony Weiner) and Elyse Steinberg approached the disgraced congressman about documenting his 2013 campaign for the mayorship of New York, they probably envisioned a comeback story, a tale of redemption. However they ended up getting much more than they bargained for. Continue reading