Sharks, zealots and the apocalypse: welcome to Steve Bannon’s movie world

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A new exhibition in Rotterdam uses the films of Trump’s former right-hand man to examine the visual art of propaganda

Most recognise him as the dishevelled former Breitbart News boss who ran the triumphal last leg of Donald Trump’s election campaign and then became – until his sudden ejection, seven months in – the new president’s chief strategist.

Some may recall Steve Bannon was once at Goldman Sachs, and executive produced a few Hollywood movies. But not many know that he also made films of his own – and might justifiably be considered one of this young century’s more significant propaganda artists.

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