Netflix paid a record $ 10 million for a documentary about the youngest US Congresswoman

The streaming service Netflix has acquired the rights to the famous documentary “Knock Down the House” about the election campaign of 4 women, including the rising star of politics Alexandria Okasio-Cortes, for a record $10 million.

According to Deadline, it was the largest amount ever received at a film festival for a documentary. Yesterday, February 8, the tape, directed by Rachel Lears, received the Sundance Festival Favorite Award, beating 120 other films.

“Knock Down the House” says o democratic Corey Bush (Missouri), Amy Vilela (Nevada), Paula Jean Swearengin (VA) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York). Of the four candidates, only 29-year-old Okasio-Cortes won the midterm elections, becoming the youngest Congresswoman in the US history.

Author: Flyn Braun
Graduated from Cambridge University. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the us news section in the Free News editors.
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