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Watch The Trailer For ‘The Man vs. The Machine’

On Oct. 22, we’ll release the first film in our new documentary-short series, “Signals” (essentially FiveThirtyEight’s version of “30 for 30” shorts). “The Man vs. the Machine” is the story of the epic showdown between IBM’s “Deep Blue” computer and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov. Directed by Frank Marshall (producer of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “The Color Purple” and director of “Alive”), “The Man vs. the Machine” had its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

Here’s a sneak peek: