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Peace on Earth Film Festival: Amazon Gold (2012)

  • Comfort Station 2579 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States (map)

Comfort Film Presents:

Peace on Earth Film Festival screening of

Amazon Gold (2012)

RIVER OF GOLD is the disturbing account of a clandestine journey into Peru’s Amazon rainforest to uncover the savage unraveling of pristine jungle. Ron Haviv and Donovan Webster, two war journalists, led by Peruvian Enrique Ortiz, bear witness to the apocalyptic destruction in the pursuit of illegally mined gold with consequences on a global scale. Flash forward four years to a massive intervention by the Peruvian government. What will be the fate of this critical region of priceless biodiversity as these extraordinarily beautiful forests are turned into a hellish wasteland?

Director: Reuben Aaronson
Writers: Esteban Arguello, Donovan Webster
Stars: Sissy Spacek, Herbie Hancock
Run time: 53 minutes
Media: Digital HD projection.

About Amazon Gold and the Amazon Aid Foundation
Amazon Aid Foundation works to educate and empower people to protect the Amazon through art, science, and multimedia. Our goal is to preserve the rainforest for future generations to enjoy.

There will be a discusion about the film and the topics it raises after the screening.

About the Peace on Earth Film Festival:
Peace on Earth Film Festival (POEFF) is a nonprofit film festival established to celebrate and encourage the work of independent filmmakers from around the world on the themes of peace, nonviolence, social justice and an eco-balanced world. Through the power of motion pictures, the Festival endeavors to enlighten and empower individuals, families and communities to step out of the ignorance of conflict, violence and divisiveness into the light of communication, compassion and understanding.