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With PRESIDENT, director Camilla Nielsson returns to Zimbabwe to find the country is again at a crossroads. The new leader of the opposition party MDC Alliance, the young and charismatic Nelson Chamisa, is challenging the ZANU-PF, which in its heydey led the decolonization struggle. Represented by the acting president Emmerson Mnangagwa, ZANU-PF is determined to hang on to power. Can a free, fair and transparent election that reflects the will of the people proceed? PRESIDENT shows the international push for electoral integrity in a country desperate to build its democratic institutions.
Playing with PARTY LINE.
Documentary Feature Competition
Signe Byrge Sørensen, Joslyn Barnes
Denmark/ USA/ Norway