Everything I know about politics I learned from Chinese third graders

What happens when three third graders become the first pupils in China to campaign for Class Monitor? Elections quickly descend into a democracy that would make Boss Tweed and Mayor Daly proud.

The Director is Weijun Chen and the documentary is Please Vote for Me. It’s so perfect one wonders if it was choreographed. Watch this preview:

I laughed. I cried. I despaired the fate of humanity.

Buy the video here. It can be live streamed on Netflix. Someone please alert me if, like many documentaries, it streams free online.

Update: A reader delivers: see it in 5 parts on YouTube.