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Video: Ben Freeth on PBS NewsHour

On Thursday, July 21, 2011, PBS NewsHour aired a part of the Mugabe and the White African. In an interview with the NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan, Ben Freeth, one of the farmers featured in the film and the son-in-law of Mike Campbell, talked about the international court case at the center of the film, the land redistribution policy in Zimbabwe and the continuing struggle of Zimbabweans under Robert Mugabe's rule.

Read more about the interview on PBS NewsHour's Rundown blog »

Mugabe and the White African was selected as part of The Economist Film Project, which presents documentary films in partnership between The Economist magazine and PBS NewsHour.

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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

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