River of Gold (USA, 2016, 66 min.) World Premiere
What will be the fate of Perus Amazon rainforest, as this critical region of priceless biodiversity is turned into a hellish wasteland? Ron Haviv and Donovan Webster, two war journalists led by Peruvian Enrique Ortiz, embark on a clandestine journey into the rainforest. They uncover the savage unraveling of a pristine jungle and bear witness to the apocalyptic destruction in the pursuit of illegally mined gold with global consequences. Flash forward four years to a massive intervention by the Peruvian government. Narrated by Academy Award winners Sissy Spacek and Herbie Hancock. Directed by Reuben Aaronson. Produced by Sarah duPont and James Cavello. An Amazon Aid Foundation Production.
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