The Brink follows Steve Bannon through the 2018 mid-term elections in the United States, shedding light on his efforts to mobilize and unify far-right parties in order to win seats in the May 2019 European Parliamentary elections.
When Bannon left his position as White House chief strategist less than a week after the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally in August 2017, he was already a notorious figure in Trump’s inner circle, and for bringing a far-right ideology into the highest echelons of American politics.
To maintain his power and influence, the former Goldman Sachs banker and media investor reinvented himself — as he has done many times before — this time as the self-appointed leader of a global populist movement.
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The screening on Thur 11th July will be followed by a Q&A with Guardian associate editor Paul Lewis, who features in the film. Hosted by jouranlist Jenny Kleeman.