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8 Ratings


Directed by Camilla Nielsson
Denmark, 2014


In politically unstable Zimbabwe, a new constitution is being put together by the ruling party of strongman Robert Mugabe and the divided opposition. Various political, local and personal interests are bogging the process down.

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Democrats Directed by Camilla Nielsson

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  • Zac Weber's rating of the film Democrats

    Democrats scratches the surface of Zimbabwe's struggle to form a constitution. Nielsson uses a rather straight forward approach to highlight the committee process, and while I commend the effort to create a doc about ZI that doesn't rely on cliches about Robert Mugabe, the film would undoubtedly benefit from a more thorough historiographic background. I wanted the takeaway to be more than just: "politics is hard."