Operation Filmmaking Part 2: inside Al Jazeera

     |    Thursday May 19th, 2011

Posted by Stephanie Boyd for the New Internationalist blog I have an extra day in Qatar, once the film festival is over. My friends encourage me to visit the desert – where I can ride camels or sand buggies and sleep under the stars – or go scuba-diving, or even catch a short flight to 

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Operation Filmmaking

     |    Wednesday May 11th, 2011

A view of the city of Doha  Posted by Stephanie Boyd It feels like I’ve won the lottery. A documentary I made about Peruvian farmers standing up to US and British-owned mining companies has been selected for the Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival in Doha, Qatar. Suddenly I find myself far from my Andean 

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Calling investors, Mount Quilish to be served …

     |    Saturday April 23rd, 2011

Once a year, stock market investors have their fill of milk and honey – on the annual Investor’s Day. Newmont Mining, the world’s second largest gold mining company on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges, is no exception.On April 7, it was time.

Movies that Matter@Den Haag: A Matter of Act

     |    Wednesday March 30th, 2011

  … once again, the Movie that Matters Film Festivaltook place again this year in Den Haag – a city in Holland that is also the headquarters of important international tribunals and courts. The main section of the film festival  A Matter of Act highlights the dangerous and important work by human rights advocates from 

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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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