Watch the first trailer for Netflix's documentary about the disastrous Fyre Festival that took over the internet

NetflixFootage and references from Netflix’s new documentary, ‘FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened.’
  • “Fyre Festival” was an epic, “exclusive” event organised by Ja Rule and a 26-year-old tech entrepreneur named Billy McFarland in 2016.
  • But instead of the luxury island experience guests paid thousands of dollars for, “Fyre Festival” turned into a nightmare that was documented through social media.
  • McFarland wound up pleading guilty to wire-fraud charges in 2018 and was sentenced to six years in prison.
  • Now, Netflix has a new behind-the-scenes look at what went wrong.
  • In a new documentary called “FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened,” Netflix gets “a first-hand look into disastrous crash of Fyre as told by the organisers themselves.”
  • “FYRE” is produced by Danny Gabai at Vice Studios along with Chris Smith, Library Films and Mick Purzycki at Jerry Media.
  • The documentary arrives on Friday, January 18 to Netflix. Watch the full trailer below.

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