WINNER - Sundance Film Festival 2020 U.S. Documentary Special Jury Prize for Social Impact Filmmaking
The filmmaking team behind Weiner, about the disgraced politician Anthony Weiner, turn to a more uplifting story. The Fight follows ACLU lawyers defending rights that Americans have long taken for granted. After the 2016 election, we track four cases in which the ACLU brings lawsuits against the Trump administration over abortion, immigration and LGBTQ rights. Producer Kerry Washington (Scandal) told Variety she thinks of the lawyers as real-life superheroes: "These are our Avengers."