Democrats ★★★★½

Wonderful look at the creation of the Zimbabwean constitution. If that sounds incredibly boring, I can assure you that it's not. Director Camilla Nielsson got incredible (and frankly mystifying) access to lawmakers in both major parties. Even Mangwana, the man who belongs to the ruling ZANU-PF party, is frank and likeable. His party is constantly trying to sabotage the democratic process, yet you never feel that he is a bad person. Rarely have we been able to get such a close-up look of a dictatorship on the (possible) verge of a major political shift.

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