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TV Picks: 'Democrats,' 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,' 'El Vato'

TV Picks: 'Democrats,' 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,' 'El Vato'

"Democrats/Soft Vengeance" (PBS, Monday). Danish director Camilla Nielsson ("Cities on Speed: Mumbai Disconnected," "Children of Darfur" and "Good Morning Afghanistan") turned her attention to Zimbabwe in this 2014 film, which comes to television this week under the world-covering umbrella of "Independent Lens," just as the biggest protests in a decade against the seemingly intractable rule of President Robert Mugabe, 92, are taking place.

Nielsson's film documents the attempt, during the power-sharing period that followed the contested 2008 elections, to create a new constitution for the country, a process...

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