Black gold / Speak-it Films in association with Fulcrum Productions ; filmed, directed, and produced by Marc Francis & Nick Francis ; executive producer, Christopher Hird

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Course/Professor: IMC GENERAL RESERVE **
Subjects: Coffee growers--Ethiopia
Coffee industry--Employees--Labor unions--Ethiopia
Coffee--Economic aspects
Social responsibility of business
Films for the hearing impaired
Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [San Francisco?] : California Newsreel, 2006
LC Classification: H, HD
Alternate Titles: Subtitle on container: Wake up and smell the coffee
Additional Authors: Francis, Marc
Francis, Nick
Hird, Christopher
Williams, Hugh
Kapsalis, Andreas
California Newsreel (Firm)
Fulcrum Productions
Notes: DVD
Closed-captioned
Credits: Edited by Hugh Williams ; musical score by Andreas Kapsalis
Summary: "After oil, coffee is the most actively traded commodity in the world with $80 billion in retail sales. But for every $3 cup of coffee, a coffee farmer receives only 3 cents. Most of the money goes to the middlemen, especially the four giant conglomerates which control the coffee market. Tracing the path of the coffee consumed each day to the farmers who produce the beans, Black Gold asks us to 'wake up and smell the coffee', to face the unjust conditions under which our favorite drink is produced and to decide what we can do about it"--Container
Official Selection, 2006 Sundance Film Festival
Official Selection, Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, New York
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (78 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
OCLC Number: 73504426

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