Democrats

Democrats ★★★½

You probably think a documentary about the process of writing a Zimbabwean constitution is not what you want to watch but in fact it's gripping and at times funny even, albeit in a slightly grim way. Two representatives, lawyers, from either side of Zimbabwe's political divide (Mwonzora from MDC-T and Mangwana from ZANU-PF) have an at times testy at times friendly rivalry and try to get the process going in the face of covert unseen forces trying to derail things. Mugabe is only glimpsed briefly but his machinations are evident, and there are definitely stretches when Mangwana seems like a broken man.

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