Diwalwal, the Cursed Gold of the Philippines| 57mins
Director: Philippe Couture | Producer: Arts&Facts
Focus Years: 2013 | Country: Hong Kong
Lost in the mountains of Mindanao, the rebellious province of the South Philippines, DIWALWAL is an illegal gold rush town ruled by the guns and also, according to the highly respected Blacksmith Institute, one the top twenty actual worst ecological disasters of the planet. On top of this mountain of gold surrounded by jungles roamed by tree active guerrillas, two Muslims and one communist, Franco Tito is fighting, corrupt politicians and multinationals, to protect the rights of the 40,000 small scale miners who are living in this infernal universe.
Diwalwal, the Cursed Gold of the Philippines | 57mins
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- Gold mining
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- Minamata disease
- Multinational corporation
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- Social Exclusion
- World Economy
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