Before the Flood II
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Part I follows the residents of the historic city of Fengjie, as they clash with the officials forcing them to evacuate their homes to make way for the China's Three Gorges Dam, the largest in the world. Part II profiles the residents of Gongtan, a 1700-year-old village soon to be demolished by a hydroelectric dam project.
In a small corner of the most populous country in Africa, billions of dollars' worth of crude oil flow under the feet of a desperate people. They live in abject poverty, without means of livelihood in a decimated environment.
Using video diaries kept by two women promotoras (community activists), this documentary explores the environmental devastation and urban chaos of Tijuana's maquiladoras, the multinationally owned factories that came to Mexico for cheap labor. Maquiladora workers--overwhelmingly women--produce televisions, electrical cables, toys, clothes, batteries and IV tubes, they weave the very fabric of life for consumer nations. They also confront labor violations, toxic waste dumps, and the unhealthy conditions in the colonias where they live.
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Following international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, Riverblue spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world's most pollutive industries, fashion. Narrated by clean water supporter Jason Priestley, the groundbreaking documentary examines the destruction of our rivers, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that inspire hope for a sustainable future.