First screened in June 2016
Directors: Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg. Documentary about scandal-haunted former Congressman Anthony Weiner's attempt at a comeback campsign to become mayor of New York City. Screenplay: Josh Kriegman, Eli B. Despres, and Elyse Steinberg. Twitter Capsule:
Record of spousal and political behavior, mostly abjuring context or analysis. Within those preset terms, very entertaining.
If only he'd learned to get that many-times-daily jolt of relief and inspiration from watching Best Actress acceptance speeches on YouTube.
I'm split about how essential it is to have this surprising, in-the-moment record of this self-sabotaging campaign. Clearly could have pushed harder, but quite eye-opening.