Jarreth Merz

Filming democracy in Ghana

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Jarreth Merz, a Swiss-Ghanaian filmmaker, came to Ghana in 2008 to film the national elections. What he saw there taught him new lessons about democracy — and about himself.

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Jarreth Merz · Filmmaker

Jarreth Merz' new film, "An African Election," follows the 2008 presidential elections in Ghana from start to finish.

Jarreth Merz' new film, "An African Election," follows the 2008 presidential elections in Ghana from start to finish.