A white diplomat comes to the capital of the Central African Republic.
His passport says that he is Liberia’s General Consul to the Central African Republic.
But he was not appointed by the usual channels. He bought his diplomatic passport for $150,000 from a broker he found online.
And he is really there to access vast reserves of diamonds.
That is the plot of a new film, but it is not fiction. It was the real adventure of documentary film maker Mads Brugger.
Brugger pretends to be a wealthy diplomat in his film “The Ambassador.”
Anchor Marco Werman talks to Mads Brugger, who says despite his eccentric clothes and questionable credentials, he did not stand out in the Central African Republic.