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Open Forum 2012

June 1st, 2012

Simon Bright talking with Tendai Biti, Zimbabwe's Minister of Finance

 

Simon Bright recently screened Robert Mugabe… What Happened? at the 2012 Open Forum, a conference run by the Africa Foundations of the Open Society on the theme of ‘Money, Power and Sex: The paradox of unequal growth.’ The screening was followed by a lively discussion on the possibilities for development, growth and democracy in Africa, and what can be learned from the story of Mugabe and Zimbabwe. In attendance were ex-president of Mozambique Joachim Chissano and Nelson Mandela’s wife Graça Machel. Simon sent Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Tendai Biti home with a copy of the film for Robert Mugabe to watch.

 

Ex-President of Mozambique Joachim Chissano speaking at the conference







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Zimmedia

Zimmedia is an award winning film company that produces fiction and documentary films on a wide range of subjects through arts and culture to politics and human rights. We produce and direct films for international television and cinema audiences, as well as NGO and corporate clients. Founded in Zimbabwe, we are now based in South Africa and the UK.