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Netflix pays $10 million for Ocasio-Cortez doc

February 08, 2019 - 2:38 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) --  Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's journey to the U.S. Capitol and her subsequent fight for justice sure is worth a lot. 

$10 million to be exact.

That's how much Netflix is paying for a documentary abour Ocasio-Cortez, Deadline reports.

Netflix won a heated auction for the Sundance documentary "Knock Down the House," and it's paid that record-breaking amount for worldwide rights to the film. 

The film was a hit at Sundance, where it snagged the coveted Festival Favorite Award.

$10 million is the biggest documentary sale ever brokered at a film festival, according to Deadline.

The film follows Ocasio-Cortez's campaign, as well as three other candidates who rain against incumbents.