Journalists Receive Invitation to Premiere of 'Dictator' at Robert Mugabe's Palace
11:26 AM, May 10, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
A mysterious mailer appeared in our mail boxes this week. It reads, "President Robert Mugabe and the Ministry of Education, Sport, Art and Culture invite you to the Premiere of The Dictator." The event's location? The "Presidential Residence" in Harare, Zimbabwe:
The Dictator is, of course, Sacha Baron Cohen's forthcoming movie. And though the envelope that came with the invitation did not have a return address, the zip code on the postal office's stamp read: 90038, or Los Angeles, California. Hmm. Seems like a clever movie studio stunt.
Regardless, we regrettably won't be able to attend.