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Can the deal between South Africa’s old apartheid regime and its new government withstand the test of time?
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Jacob Zuma smiles and holds up both hands with his index fingers pointed out, standing in front of an ANC banner

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“After making films about Cuba and Saudi Arabia I thought South Africa would be a piece of cake. However, it turned out to be the most difficult film I have ever made.”   More >>

The Filmmakers:

“Most of the films I make attempt to examine the ways that developing countries are not managing to break the vicious cycle of poverty, inequality, and bad governance.”  
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