A Goat for a Vote

Jeroen van Velzen Short documentary - 2013 - 52 min.

Gouden Kalf nominee

Beste Korte Documentaire Jeroen van Velzen

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Three youngsters from a coastal town in Kenia compete for the much-coveted presidency of their highschool. A position that provides great influence on a brighter future in Kenyan society. The documentary shows that all candidates have their individual reasons to participate, but they share the strong desire to win. Magdalene, for example, wants to prove that in a man’s world women can make a difference. Harry envisages a future where he can take financial care of his poor family. And the charming and eloquent Said is a ‘born winner’. Who of these three will carry off the palm?


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