FLEFF Screening - AMAZON GOLD with Producer Sarah Dupont - On campus today!


Contributed by Karen Rodriguez

Producer and activist Sarah Dupont will speak on campus during FLEFF Tuesday April 2nd 4pm in Williams 202.

The film will also screen at Cinempolis on Thursday April 4th at 7pm.

Sissy Spacek and Herbie Hancock narrate this chilling documentary about the destruction of the Amazon rainforest. w/film producer Sarah Dupont.

Amazon Gold (Reuben Aaronson, United States, 2012; 53 min.)  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.

Watch the trailer here.