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Drama & Documentary
Crude: The Real Price of Oil
Tells the epic story of one of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet: the infamous $27 billion ’Amazon Chernobyl’ lawsuit pitting 30,000 rainforest dwellers in Ecuador against the U.S. oil giant Chevron.
The Undergrad Library has Movies and Documentaries set in Ecuador.
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Tiempo de Mujeres = A Time of Women
An intimate look at the impact of national economic policies on rural women in an Ecuadorian village, populated almost entirely by women because their husbands have been forced by economic necessity to migrate elsewhere to work.
Trinkets & Beads
Documents the lives of the Huaorani, a small tribe of Ecuadorian Indians who, after 20 years of pressure from foreign oil companies, agreed to allow oil-drilling on their land. Focuses on the introduction of massive environmental pollution and cultural change, and the tribe’s subsequent efforts to regain control of their lives and lands.
Exploration of the culture, arts and lifestyle of 5000 year old Valdivia in ancient Ecuador, the oldest civilization of the American continents.
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