"Devastating" documentary probing Clinton's cash to premiere at Cannes next week

The film was written and produced by Breitbart News executive chairman Stephen K. Bann

Published May 11, 2016 4:08PM (EDT)

Hillary Clinton   (AP/Tony Dejak)
Hillary Clinton (AP/Tony Dejak)

"Clinton Clash," premiering at the Cannes Film Festival on May 16, is a "devastating" documentary, according to MSNBC, alleging Bill and Hillary Clinton used the Clinton Foundation to "help billionaires make shady deals around the world with corrupt dictators, all while enriching themselves to the tune of millions."

The film, written and produced by Breitbart News executive chairman Stephen K. Bannon and directed by M.A. Taylor, is based on the New York Times bestselling book of the same name (subtitled "The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich") by Peter Schweizer.

MSNBC got an "exclusive first look" at the documentary, which is strategically set to hit U.S. theaters on July 24, one day before the start of the Democratic National Convention:

"The movie alleges that Bill Clinton cut a wide swathe through some of the most impoverished and corrupt areas of the world — the South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Colombia, India and Haiti among others — riding in on private jets with billionaires who called themselves philanthropists but were actually bent on plundering the countries and lining their own pockets.

"In return, billionaire pals like Frank Giustra and Gilbert Chagoury, or high-tech companies like Swedish telecom giant Ericsson or Indian nuclear energy officials — to name just a few mentioned in the film — hired Clinton to speak at often $750,000 a pop ..."

Read the full report over at MSNBC. And watch the trailer below:

By Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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