Choropampa: The Price of Gold

Peru, 2002 / DVCAM / 75 min

A devastating mercury spill by the world’s richest gold mining corporation transforms a quiet peasant village in Peru’s Andean mountains into a hotbed of civil resistance. Under the leadership of a young mayor, they fight for justice and health against a powerful mining company.

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