Crude Gold Film

Stories of Justice Denied in Colombia

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Did You Know


Of the World's Mining
Are Located
in Canada.

Eco Oro

The Santurban paramo has become an example of community struggle to protect water sources successfully. Lawyers, community leaders and activists united to mobilized and demanded the protection of natural resources threatened by Vancouver-based Eco Oro projects. A palpable urgency surrounds this story because of the fragility of the paramo - high-altitude wetlands - which supplies fresh water to the vast regions around Bucaramanga. More

Did You Know

1 oz.

of gold, 70 tons of
industrial waste
are created.

Documentary Team

Monica Gutierrez

Monica has worked with Mining Injustice Solidarity Network (MISN) for the past 3 years. She is passionate about the potential for art to tell stories of resistance and inspire action. She has worked as a producer and camera operator in various documentaries concerned with environmental and human rights issues in Canada and South America.

Zoe Pepper-Cunningham

Lead Researcher & Assistant Producer
Zoe is a graduate of McGill and during her undergraduate degree worked extensively at the McGill Research Group Investigating Canadian Mining in Latin America (MICLA). Her passion about social justice issues led her to work with Projet Accompagnement Solidarité Colombie (PASC) and the RedHer network in Colombia.

Galen Brown

Galen is a Director and Editor at 3004 Studios, a boutique production house focused on producing work related to environmental preservation, the vibrancy and importance of the arts, and profiles of youth leaders in Toronto.

Edgardo Moreno

Edgardo Moreno was spiritually born in a cross-fire coup d'etat. He writes music for film, television, contemporary dance and theatre. His compositions have been called compelling, haunting, driven and richly textured. Edgardo has also worked creating Sound Art and has participated and performed in Argentina, Sweden, Chile, Venezuela.

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