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Sweet Crude

What if the world paid attention before it was too late?
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Overview

Genre
Current Affairs, Environment, Human Rights, Social Issues, and Minorities
Synopsis

In a small corner of the most populous country in Africa, billions of dollars of crude oil flow under the feet of a desperate people. The indigenous communities of the Niger Delta have resisted exploitation for decades. But on the world's media stage, no one paid attention. Until now.

Stage
finished
Running time
94 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Mad Eye Media
Country
Nigeria
Years of Production
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Locations
Nigeria
Prod. Partners
VÉRITÉ COFFEE, VIRASANA PRODUCTIONS

Distribution Details

Release year
2009
Festivals
Full Frame, Big Sky, SIFF, Vancouver International, United Nations Association Film Fest, DMZ Docs: Korean International Festival 2009 Strasbourg International Film Festival 2009 International Documentary Association DocuWeeks LA and NYC 2009
Awards
Audience Choice Award Cinema Politica, Lena Sharpe Award for Persistence of Vision SIFF 2009,
 Special Jury Prize DMZ Docs: Korean International Documentary Film Festival 2009
 Best Documentary Bahamas Intl Film Fest
Language
English, Iijaw
Subtitles
English, Spanish

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