Currently competing for both the Dox:Award and the Politiken Danish:Dox Award at this year’s hybrid Cph:dox (April 21-May 5), Camilla Nielsson
’s President is a riveting followup to 2014’s Democrats, which centered on two political rivals in a Sisyphean quest to transform Zimbabwe from a corrupt dictatorship into a fledgling democracy. It’s also a film Nielsson never intended to make. But that was before a ban, a military coup, and the rise of two new political rivals led the undaunted director to pick up her camera once again. With President Nielsson focuses on the young and charismatic leader of the Mdc
(Movement for Democratic Change) Nelson […]
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