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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (101 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Outcast Films, 2014.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Film
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Outcast Films in 2014.
Summary, etc.:
The filḿs central story follows a small group of American explorers at Dallas-based oil company Kosmos Energy. Between 2007 and 2011, with unprecedented, independent access, Big Meńs two-person crew filmed inside the oil company as Kosmos and its partners discovered and developed the first commercial oil field in Ghanás history...Simultaneously the crew filmed in the swamps of Nigeriás Niger Delta, following the exploits of a militant gang to reveal another side of the economy of oil: people trying to profit in any way possible, because theýve given up on waiting for the money to trickle down...So what happens when a group of hungry people discover a massive and exquisitely rare pot of gold in one of the poorest places on earth?
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Globalization.
Politics.
Genre: African Studies
Documentary films.

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