An African Election

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Showings

Green Hills Cinema - Theater 16Sun, Apr 17, 2011 5:45 PM Not Available  
 
Green Hills Cinema - Theater 4Mon, Apr 18, 2011 3:00 PM Not Available  
 

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Jarreth Merz (Ghana/ USA/ Switzerland, 89 min.)

The 2008 presidential elections in Ghana, serve as a backdrop for this behind-the-scenes look at the complex, political machinery of a third world democracy struggling to legitimize itself to its first world contemporaries. At stake in this race are the fates of two political parties that will do almost anything to win. Director Merz follows the key players for months to provide an unprecedented view of the political, economic and social forces at work in Ghana, and takes strides in answering the question – will democracy work in Africa?


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