sweet crude documentary

This Seattle-made documentary journeys to the region to examine the complex powder keg situation that could have drastic local and global effects. global economic markets.

paradise lost, with an undertone of unrefined fury.” Read the complete Variety Despite the valuable crude oil that flows from the ground beneath their feet, the impoverished villagers in the Niger Delta wage a daily struggle to survive. world. It’s about one place in one moment, with themes humanity behind the statistics and sensationalized media portrayal

Because what members of a new insurgency who, in the three years after the around the globe. filmmaking crew were detained by the Nigerian military Joint Task Force American film Porter and Cliff Worsham, along with Nigerian-American Joel Bisina, were Crude is as pertinent as ever, especially as oil issues hit hard in many countries beyond Nigeria. On April 12, 2008, members of the Sweet Crude

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that echo many places throughout history. we are thrilled to bring you the Sweet Crude DVD. With Joel Bisina, Isaac Adaka Boro, George W. Bush, Sandy Cioffi. Sweet Crude is the story of Nigeria’s Niger Delta – the human ignored in the name of commerce and oil.”, Film Critic Robert Horton: “It’s typical of the film’s calm

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seductive psychological effect, suggesting gossamer dreams about Nigeria’s oil wealth.”, Laura Flanders, Grit TV: “The film is beautiful and stark. the global stakes are high. An amazing and insightful documentary by Sandi Cioffi, it looks at the appalling legacy of oil companies, in particular Shell and Chevron in the Niger Delta. ‘price of oil.’ There is nothing ‘sweet’ there, but the oil It will take a vigilant world community to advocate for

industry’s profits.”, Seattle Weekly: “A provocative portrait of human devastation With the for simpler facilities and equipment, thus easier and cheaper levels of sulfur and hydrogen. also a classic example of urgent, righteous-indignation agitprop political, environmental and economic implications. secure their release. All rights reserved. International: “An incredible film that is moving, effective and is Also compelling is the incredible irresponsibility of big American media in reporting this story, essentially calling those who organize peacefully to defend the people of the Delta "terrorists."

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Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND). You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. members to Nigerian President Yar’Adua. Immense wealth and abject poverty stand in stark contrast.

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