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Title Black gold / Speak-it Films in association with Fulcrum Productions ; filmed, directed, and produced by Marc Francis & Nick Francis ; executive producer, Christopher Hird
Published [San Francisco?] : California Newsreel, 2006


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 MELB  633.73 Bgw/Wua  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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
Credits Edited by Hugh Williams ; musical score by Andreas Kapsalis
Notes DVD
Subject Coffee growers -- Ethiopia.
Coffee industry -- Employees -- Labor unions -- Ethiopia.
Coffee -- Economic aspects.
Social responsibility of business.
Documentary films -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings.
Author Francis, Marc (Marc J.)
Francis, Nick.
Hird, Christopher.
Williams, Hugh.
Kapsalis, Andreas.
California Newsreel (Firm)
Fulcrum Productions.
Other Titles Subtitle on container: Wake up and smell the coffee