New documentary recalls the life of Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan’s first female prime minister

December 15, 2010

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Benazir Bhutto was the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state.

The Bhutto family has a long history in Pakistan. Now there’s a new documentary out about the life of the late Benezir Bhutto, who was the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state. Jerome is joined by director Duane Baugman who talks about capturing the epic life of the Pakistani leader on film.

“Bhutto” is currently showing at the Gene Siskel Film Center. It runs through December 16, 2010.