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Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

As American as giant maps

Take one look at Netflix’s weekly news show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj and it’ll come as no surprise that the show won an Emmy for Outstanding Motion Graphics in their first year of production.

Hasan delivers a funny and eye-opening take on global issues that matter, on a set that he describes as "if Michael Bay directed a PowerPoint presentation." The dynamic graphics on screen are big enough to match Hasan’s personality and the topics the show covers - from Amazon deforestation to oil spills to border enforcement. The team doesn’t shy away from big data, with map animations and visualizations that slip critical context between the punchlines.

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