VOD REVIEW: President a deep exploration of corrupt politics

A documentary with considerable weight, President explores the intricacies of politics in Zimbabwe.

In particular, it looks at the 2018 presidential election there, and the results that come from going against a corrupt government.

Camilla Nielsson’s documentary is immensely difficult to watch. There’s something about seeing injustice that just burns a fire in the belly.

For 38 years, the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front has been in power, and when the Movement for Democratic Change pushes for the election, one is forced to wonder if there’s even a chance for things to change.

It’s amazing to see Nelson Chamisa doing all he can to help Zimbabwe shift into a new era, and his story alone is magnificent.

I don’t want to give anything away, but the results here will leave you slackjawed.

4/5 Stars

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