Election Day

2019, Documentary 90′, P: Alien Alliance / SRF, D: Michael B├╝hler

These are exciting times in politics. New actors are in the limelight, old truths no longer seem to apply, facts are juxtaposed with alternative facts. Worldwide democracy is in a more difficult state than it has been for a long time and confidence in the institutions is declining. What does this mean for democracy in Switzerland?
“DOK” accompanies five different personalities through their political lives for a whole year. Two candidates, a campaigner, a secretary-general and a campaign leader allow us to look deep into the mechanics of the election campaign.