SUCUMBIOS, LAND WITHOUT EVIL (SUCUMBIOS TIERRA SIN MAL)

U.S. Premiere

SUCUMBIOS, LAND WITHOUT EVIL (SUCUMBIOS TIERRA SIN MAL)

(c) Arturo Hortas

SUCUMBÍOS, LAND WITHOUT EVIL (SUCUMBÍOS TIERRA SIN MAL) (Spain, 2011, 29 min.)

United States Premiere In 2011, a century had passed since the first oil extraction in Ecuador. In Sucumbíos, in the Ecuadorian Amazon, the oil drilling began in 1967 and has affected five indigenous peoples, including the Cofán. This documentary details the extreme exploitation of oil in Ecuador and its implications for indigenous communities. In Spanish with English subtitles. Directed and produced by Arturo Hortas. Winner, Survival International Award, Barcelona Festival of Cinema and Human Rights.

Discussion with representatives of the Embassy of Ecuador.

Shown with YASUNÍ: A WILD IDEA

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. No reservations required.

GALA Hispanic Theater, 3333 14th Street, NW

(Metro: Columbia Heights)

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