We recently added Bhutto to the DBRL collection. The film recently aired on PBS Independent Lens, and was nominated for the 2010 Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Here’s a synopsis from our catalog:
A recent Sundance world premiere, Bhutto tells the epic story of one of the most fascinating characters of our time–Benazir Bhutto, the first woman in history to lead a Muslim nation. A favored daughter of the family often called the “Kennedys of Pakistan, ” Benazir was elected Prime Minister after her father was overthrown and executed by his own military. Her two terms in power saw extreme acts of courage and controversy as she tried to clean up Pakistan’s corrupt political culture while quelling the fires of radical Islam that threaten to engulf the region. A fascinating array of archival footage and interviews with family members and leading experts brings life to this tale of Shakespearean dimension in the country the Economist calls the World’s most dangerous place.