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Film - Ecuador: Rainforest vs. Globalization
Date Tuesday September 25
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
909 12th Street, Sacramento
Event Type Screening
Emailsacpeace [at]
Free screening of Ecuador: Rainforest vs. Globalization.

When Rafael Correa, an established economist, entered politics, he was a man on a mission. Elected as Ecuador's President in 2006, he quickly transformed a country with archaic structures into a social, independent, ecological and participative democracy. Ecuadoreans now have genuine reason to believe that the rigid structures of the past are no longer acceptable and that they have a voice.

From the Yasuni Initiative, by which the country would no longer rely upon the exploitation of its natural oil resources, to the analyzing of the IMF debt structure, hear from Correa and other Ecuadorean leaders as they present alternatives regarding their political, ecological and economic status in the global marketplace and how they will put their people and the planet before profits.

90 min. | Spanish & French with English Subtitles
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Sep 12th, 2012 3:04 PM
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