HBO has announced that it will air a documentary after former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke failed for the US Senate. This is the latest in a long series of films showing the careers of various left-leaning media lovers.
The documentary, Running With Beto, shows how O’Rourke almost took the seat of Sen. Ted Cruz in a high-profile campaign where celebrities, lawmakers, and left-wing activists across the country found support. The film will premiere at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, in March, before being broadcast on HBO as part of its exclusive program.
In a press release on Medium, the network claimed that the documentary will “give viewers unprecedented access to the personal and political imperatives that a candidate and a candidate for a family can demand.” With his wife and three young children, she makes insightful Moments grueling journey. “
“The film offers insight into its unorthodox collaborators and a series of passionate, diverse supporters helping spread a new message in Texas,” HBO said of the film. “The challenges of the election campaign are highlighted and documenting Beto’s struggles with an onslaught of negative advertising, the inevitable burden of his family, and the pressure to deliver those he inspires.”
O’Rourke was defeated by Cruz in November’s general election after he raised $ 69 million in large-scale donations. However, there is much speculation that O’Rourke’s could soon announce a run for the presidential candidacy of the 2020 presidency, having built a large progressive following throughout the country.
The announcement came one day after Netflix had spent a whopping $ 10 million to acquire the rights to Knock Down The House. The film premiered last month at the Sundance Film Festival explores the main campaigns of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other female progressives as they attempted to depose three established Democrats.