The new documentary Running with Beto airs on HBO tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern. If you’re wanting to watch the documentary via live stream, we have all the details below.
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‘Running with Beto’ Preview
The documentary, created by David Modigliani, follows Beto O’Rourke during his Senate campaign against Ted Cruz. Here’s HBO’s description:
Modigliani embedded with the O’Rourke campaign for a year as O’Rourke staged a bold, grassroots attempt to unseat Ted Cruz and represent Texas in the U.S. Senate. The film draws on intimate access to O’Rourke, his tight-knit family and his team of political newcomers, who champion a new way of getting to know a candidate — one Texas county at a time.
As a Democrat in the historically Republican stronghold of Texas, the El Paso native’s journey was unique, as he traveled to all 254 counties in Texas, using social media in unconventional ways to bring his message to the masses and refusing to accept PAC money or corporate contributions along the way. The result was the best-funded grassroots campaign in U.S. Senate history.
The movie not only highlights his campaign, but also gives a look into his personal life and how the campaign affected his wife, Amy, and their three young children. During his campaign, Beto traveled to 254 counties in Texas and used social media to reach many more.
Modigliani said: “Long before Beto burst onto the national scene, HBO believed in our vision for this project as both a human and political story, and we’re thrilled to work with them to bring this special film into the world.”
The documentary is a LIve Action Projects production in association with Crooked Media for HBO Documentary Films.
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