This HBO documentary movie on Showmax looks into the ongoing threat caused by the phenomenon of fake news in the US, focusing on the real-life consequences of disinformation campaigns, conspiracy theories and false news stories on the average person, with case studies from the wildfire theories around Seth Rich’s murder to the ‘Pizzagate’ incident fuelled by disinformation about the leaked Clinton emails.

Released in March this year, it’s directed by Emmy and Sundance nominee Andrew Rossi (Ivory Tower, Page One: Inside the New York Times). After Truth has a 100% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with Variety calling it, “An absorbing and impressively researched documentary”.

Watch After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News on Showmax.


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