The Power of the Chair
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The Power of the Chair

El poder de la silla

65 mins
6.4 / 10 (85)


In Mexico, citizens outraged by the rampant corruption in politics are questioning power every day. Four former state governors sit down to disclose their daily and personal experiences of working within an already corrupt system and reveal “the power of the chair.”

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Split between its four protagonists and each of their talking-head testimonies, this documentary feature from the Ariel Award-winning director Diego Enrique Osorno sits down with the people who are our politicians. In the process, he uncovers the rampant political corruption in his native Mexico.