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POV Season 35
Trailer | 08/08/2022 | 3 Mins

The new leader of Zimbabwe's opposition party, MDC, Nelson Chamisa, is challenging the old guard, ZANU-PF, represented by the acting president, Emmerson Mnangagwa. The 2018 general election serves as the ultimate test for both the ruling party and for the opposition. How will they interpret democracy in a post-Mugabe era – in discourse and in practice? Winner, 2021 Sundance World Cinema Documentary, Excellence Verité Filmmaking. Shortlisted, 94th Academy Awards. A co-presentation with Black Public Media.

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Film Credits —

  • Camilla Nielsson Director
  • Signe Byrge Sørensen Producer
  • Joslyn Barnes Producer

Critical Acclaim —

“ documentary storytelling of the highest order, and what it's showing is what the threat to democracy everywhere looks like and will continue to look like.”

— Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times