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Title:The ambassador
Editors:Brügger, MadsISNI
Larson, Maja Jul
Engel, Peter
Holst, Carsten
Year:2011
Language:English
City:Copenhagen
Publisher:Electric Parc
Geographic term:Central African Republic
Subjects:power
corruption
satire
documentary films (form)
feature films (form)
videos (form)
Abstract:The Ambassador, about the trading of diplomatic titles in Africa. Brügger impersonated a Liberian ambassador by purchasing a new identity on a black market, and then proceeded to expose the ease with which people holding diplomatic titles can exploit the gem trade.As result of the revelations in the documentary the government of Liberia has taken legal steps to prosecute Brügger and the other participants, due to the embarrassment his work has done to the country. However, as of July 2012 the Danish government has not been presented with a formal demand for the extradition of Brügger. [Abstracts reproduced from dvd-video]
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