The Brink

Wednesday, April 24th, at 7:15pm

A fly-on-the-wall chronicle of embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s global mission to spread far-right nationalism. With truly remarkable access, filmmaker Alison Klayman (Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry) follows Bannon through the 2018 US mid-term elections and sheds light on his efforts to mobilize and unify far-right parties ahead of the May 2019 European Parliamentary elections. Klayman employs a vérité approach that aims to expose Bannon’s tactics, including his relationship with the media, and ultimately to demystify him. (95 mins)

“Fast-moving, tightly packed, at times unnervingly entertaining.” – A.O. Scott, The New York Times

“Thank goodness, then, for The Brink, which is just the kind of lucid, observant, chillingly contradictory portrait Bannon deserves.” – Ann Hornaday,Washington Post

“The Brink is an impeccably crafted verité ramble — an engaging and enraging, disturbing and highly revealing movie.” – Owen Gleiberman, Variety