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A lawyer reviews the list of land recipients under Mugabe's land redistribution.

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Campbell and his lawyers describe Zimbabwe's controversial land reform program.

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Filmmaker Lucy Bailey addresses the risks of filming white farmers in Zimbabwe.


Mugabe and the White African tells an alarming story of one proud “white African,” who challenges the Zimbabwean dictator under international law for human rights abuses while defending his farm in court and on the ground.

  • Updated on March 31, 2014

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Film Information

Mugabe and the White African (90 min.)

Premiere Date: July 26, 2011

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Filmmakers: Lucy Bailey, Andrew Thompson Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Press Release | Critical Acclaim | Fact Sheet | Economist Film Project Selection Press Release


Lucy Bailey
Lucy Bailey
Andrew Thompson
Andrew Thompson

We wanted to make a film about a big issue like the land reform program policy in Zimbabwe, but in a very intimate and personal way. ”

— Lucy Bailey and Andrew Thompson, Co-directors


Film Update

Critical Acclaim

Many viewers will leave Mugabe and the White African thinking that they have seen few, if any, documentaries as wrenching, sad and infuriating, and those feelings will be justified.”

— Mike Hale,
The New York Times

Heart-wrenching, enraging. . . . The film is an unmissable portrait of courage under fire.”

— Peter Gradshaw,
The Guardian


— Andy Klein,
Christian Science Monitor

A powerful and particularly well-made film . . . Searing, and sharply told.”

— Verne Gay,

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