Released: 16 May 2012
Country: United States, United Kingdom
Director: Larry Charles
Producers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alec Berg, Anthony Hines, David Mandel, Scott Rudin, Jeff Schaffer, Todd Schulman
Writers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer
Lead Actors: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley
The Dictator, an irreverent comedy from Paramount Pictures, directed by Larry Charles,, brought a fictitious dictator to UN Headquarters to seek help from the intergovernmental Organization in bringing democracy to the made up Republic of Wadiya.
CCOI assisted with on-location filming of an exterior scene at the UN, featuring a group of protestors demonstrating against the dictator.
Related UN Issues:
Sustainable Development Goals - #16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions and #17 Partnerships for Goals