Acceptance Speech of Father Marco Arana, Winner of the Cinema for Peace Human Rights Award

     |    Wednesday February 23rd, 2011

Father Marco Arana (pictured here with Bianca Jagger), the Catholic priest who supports indigenous Peruvians in protecting their eco-system in opposition to foreign mining companies, received the Cinema for Peace Human Rights Award. Arana and the surveillance operation and intimidation campaign mounted against him are the subjects of Stephanie Boyd’s (CHOROPAMPA, TAMBOGRANDE, co-directed with Ernesto 

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About ‘The Devil On Tour’ highlights writes …

     |    Saturday September 25th, 2010

… Stephanie Boyd (pictured in photo left) director and producer of the documentary The Devil Operation. // “Since the film’s launch in April this year, we’ve held grassroots screenings and workshops in Piura, Ayavaca, Yanta – a peasant farming community in Ayavaca affected by the Majaz mining concession – Cajamarca, Cusco and Puno. Outside Peru, 

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Update from WHEN CLOUDS CLEAR Co-Director Danielle Bernstein

     |    Monday May 24th, 2010

Message from Danielle Bernstein (co-director of WHEN CLOUDS CLEAR)     “URGENT: Dear Friends– I just received an email from Carlos Zorrilla from Intag region, Ecuador. He reports the bad news that the nightmare scenario in the struggle against mining is now in play. The Ecuadorian government, which owns the Junin…concessions, is moving forward with plans 

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Photo Feature: Open Pit Mining, Cerro de Pasco // Supay Foto

     |    Monday April 12th, 2010

Photo Credit: Satellite image of Cerro de Pasco, Google Maps [] Cerro de Pasco is located in the Andes mountains in central Peru. Spanish conquerers established this area as a mining town in 1578. Its centuries long silver and zinc production has made the city one of the most important mining areas in the world 

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Ecuadorians sue Canadian mining company Copper Mesa

     |    Tuesday March 23rd, 2010

  Copper Mesa is the same company whose plans to mine copper from beneath the ‘cloud forests’ in Junin meant that the indigenous peoples there faced devastation and relocation. The film WHEN CLOUDS CLEAR documents the struggle of the Intag region native inhabitants to protect their land and way of life.  This week, Copper 

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