The Great Hack documentary

September 2, 2020
Helen Feiner

Synopsis: A particularly important subject during this election season. 

Exploring how a data company named Cambridge Analytica came to symbolise the dark side of social media in the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as uncovered by journalist Carole Cadwalladr. I 

Initial release: January 26, 2019 Directors: Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim Distributed by: Netflix 

Producers: Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim, Pedro Kos, Geralyn Dreyfous, Judy Korin Screenplay: Karim Amer, Pedro Kos, and Erin Barnett

Note: If you are a Netflix subscriber, you might want to catch this documantary before Helen’s presentation.