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|Screening & Discussion: 'Amazon Gold'|
|Date||Saturday May 31|
|Time||2:30 PM - 4:00 PM|
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|Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., San Francisco (near 16th/Mission BART)|
|Organizer/Author||SF Green Film Festival|
San Francisco Premiere.
Winner 2014 Green Film Network Award.
Narrated by Academy Award winners Sissy Spacek and Herbie Hancock, 'Amazon Gold' is the disturbing account of a clandestine journey into the Amazon rainforest. Ron Haviv and Donovan Webster, two war journalists led by a Peruvian biologist uncover the savage unraveling of pristine rainforest. They bear witness to the apocalyptic destruction in the pursuit of illegally mined gold with consequences on a global scale. An animated Agouti springs to life to tell the story of his ecosystem. Left in the wake of surreal images of once extraordinary beauty turned into hellish wasteland, Amazon Gold reaffirms the right of the rainforest to exist as a repository of priceless biodiversity.
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Reuben Aaronson | USA | 2012 | 53 min
English and Spanish with subtitles
The 4th San Francisco Green Film Festival runs May 29-June 4 with 60 new films from around the world. Visit us online at http://sfgreenfilmfest.org