Trump: My New President

The first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency were unprecedented. This film follows the beginning of his presidency through the eyes of five ordinary Americans, four of whom voted for him.

One is an African-American high school football coach from one of the most dangerous neighbourhoods in California, who claims that President Obama did nothing for young black men in his area. In Indiana, we meet two friends in Indianapolis, who believe that Trump saved their jobs at the Carrier factory.

Another man, Akil, is a surprising Trump voter. He immigrated from Yemen ten years ago. His wife wears a full veil, and his children come home from school in tears after anti-Muslim bullying. Yet Akil is convinced that Trump will deliver what his neighbourhood needs most – jobs.

In Mississippi, Laura Knight spends her days homeschooling her four children and demonstrating outside Mississippi’s last remaining legal abortion clinic. She hopes Trump will make abortion illegal. Meanwhile, in Arizona, Sheriff Mark Dannels is delighted by plans to build the wall.


  • Year: 2017
  • Duration: 57 mins
  • Production: Babel Press
  • Director: David Muntaner
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France


Related Programs

USA: Being Poor in the World’s Richest Country

43 million people in the United States now live below the poverty line, twice as many as it was fifty years ago.

More info

Inside the Russian Info War Machine

Acclaimed journalist Paul Moreira investigates how Russia manipulates public opinion, undermines democratic governments and attempts to alter world events.

More info

Donald Trump: The Apprentice President?

Since announcing his candidacy, Donald Trump is everywhere. To him, it seems that nothing is taboo and no policy too outlandish to embrace. To understand this phenomenon, we followed his campaign across the country for 200 days.

More info