River of Gold
Environmental Justice • 1h 1m
Directed by Reuben Aaronson & Sarah DuPont • Documentary • With Herbie Hancock, Sissy Spacek • 2016 • 63 minutes
Narrated by Academy Award winners Sissy Spacek and Herbie Hancock, RIVER OF GOLD is the disturbing account of a clandestine journey into Peru’s Amazon rainforest to uncover the savage unraveling of pristine jungle. Guided by Peruvian biologist Enrique Ortiz, war journalists Ron Haviv and Donovan Webster bear witness to the apocalyptic destruction in pursuit of illegally mined gold with consequences on a global scale. Fast forward four years to a massive intervention by the Peruvian government. What will be the fate of this critical region of priceless biodiversity as these extraordinarily beautiful forests are turned into a hellish wasteland?
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Directed by Lisa Molomot • Documentary • 2014 • 36 minutes
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The Seer and the Unseen
Directed by Sara Dosa • Documentary • With Ragnhildur Jonsdottir • 2019 • 89 minutes
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Spears From All Sides
Directed by Christopher Walker • Documentary • 2019 • 90 minutes
Since the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors, Ecuador’s Waorani tribe, have defended their Amazon rainforest with spears. In the 1950’s American missionaries cleared the way for oil companies to enter Waorani lands. Now 70% of Ec...