Choropampa: The Price Of Gold
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Documentary (2002) 75 minutes ~ Color
Original Title: Choropampa, el precio de oro
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.
Directors: Stephanie Boyd, Ernesto Cabellos