Choropampa, El Precio del Oro [Choropampa, The Price of Gold]

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Cabellos, Ernesto, and Stephanie Boyd. Choropampa, El Precio del Oro [Choropampa, El Precio del Oro] Lima: ASOCIACIÓN GUARANGO CINE Y VIDEO, 2002. Original format: DVCAM, 75min.

A devastating mercury spill by the world’s richest gold mining corporation transforms a quiet peasant village in Peru’s Andean mountains into a hotbed of civil resistance. A courageous young mayor emerges to lead his people on a quest for health care and justice. But powerful interests conspire to thwart the villagers at every turn in this 2-year epic chronicle of the real price of gold. (Source: Official Film Website)

© 2002 ASOCIACIÓN GUARANGO CINE Y VIDEO, Ernesto Cabellos and Stephanie Boyd. Trailer used with permission.

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