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The Campaign of Miner Bo

His life is on the ballot.

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Overview

Genre
Politics
Synopsis

"The Campaign of Miner Bo" tells the story of unemployed coal miner Bo Copley, who became one of the faces of the 2016 presidential election after a conversation he had with Hillary Clinton about coal went viral. Trying to capitalize on his fame, Copley runs for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in West Virginia in 2018. But without much money or experience, he quickly discovers that being a politician is harder than it looks. As his long-shot campaign continues, Copley fights not only to pull off an enormous upset, but also to validate his own sense of self-worth after two years of unemployment.

Stage
finished
Running time
74 and 58 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
2018-19

Distribution Details

Release year
2020
Distribution
Coming to public television and VOD in fall 2020

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