Marie Michael Library


Black Gold


87 min.

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Though coffee is one of the most valuable trading commodities in the world, the price paid to coffee farmers is so low that many are forced to abandon their coffee fields. In Ethiopia, Tadesse Meskela is trying to save coffee farmers from bankruptcy. As his farmers struggle to harvest coffee beans, Tadesse travels the world in an attempt to find buyers willing to pay a fair price. During his quest for a long term solution, Tadesse encounters the enormous power of the multinational players that dominate the world's coffee trade.

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