BLACK GOLD


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Tadesse Meskela, standing next to shelves lined with bags of coffee in a supermarket

Multinational companies have made coffee the second most traded commodity in the world. But as westerners revel in designer lattes, impoverished Ethiopian coffee growers suffer the bitter taste of injustice. Tracing one man's fight for a fair price, BLACK GOLD is an eye-opening expose of the eighty-billion-dollar coffee industry.

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Filmmakers Nick Francis and Marc Francis share their perspectives on the coffee industry and why they made BLACK GOLD.
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