Documentaries, films & trailers





Fire in the Blood, Dartmouth Films,  Films Transit, Sparwater India
Documentary on the struggle for affordable AIDS medicines & role of pharmaceutical companies, govts. in high drug pricing

Building company/community dialogue, Match Productions

Films on role of community dialogue in energy project conflicts in Nigeria, Peru & Philippines


Water Rising (Bolivia), Muireann de Barra & Aisling Crudden, 2012 (On the privatisation of water supplies in Bolivia)

Children of the Jaguar (Ecuador), Amnesty International, 2012 (on the confrontation & lawsuit between the Kichwa community and an oil company)

Black Sugar (Haiti & Dominican Republic), directed by Michel Régnier, documentary released in 1988; posted online Feb 2012


Suarez Gold: Afro-Colombian miners defending their heritage, Minority Rights Group & Hollman Morris, 2011

To the Light, Yuanchen Liu, 2011 (about coal miners in China)

Bitter Seeds, Micha X. Peled, 2011 (about biotech companies and agriculture in India)

Big Boys Gone Bananas!*, Fredrik Gertten, 2011

To the Light, Yuanchen Liu, 2011 (about coal mining in China)

Dispatches: The Real Price of Gold, Channel 4 (UK), 2011

Honduras: Diving into Danger, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2011

Dispatches: BP: In Deep Water, Channel 4 (UK), 2011


Gasland, 2010 (Academy Award-winning film about hydraulic fracturing in the US for natural gas extraction. See also follow-up short The Sky Is Pink)

The Pipe, Risteard O'Domhnaill, 2010 (about Shell in Ireland)

La toma, (Colombia), Paola Mendoza, 2010 (about an Afro-Colombian community facing displacement and death threats because of the gold deposits they live on)

They Come For the Gold, They Come For It All (Argentina), Cinema Política (Canada), 2010

The Warriors of Qiugang: A Chinese Village Fights Back, Yale Environment 360 (USA), 2010

The Devil Operation (Peru), Guarango Film & Video, 2010 (about an American gold mining corporation spying on a priest who defends communities against their abuses)

Tobacco’s Child Workers (Malawi), Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2010

Bolivia's Child Miners, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2010

Dispatches: Fashion’s Dirty Secret, Channel 4 (UK), 2010


Bananas!*, Fredrik Gertten, 2009

Crude - The Real Price of Oil, Joe Berlinger, 2009 (award-winning documentary about the lawsuit by thousands of Ecuadoreans against Chevron over contamination of the Amazon)

Buried in Earthskin, Helena Kingwill, 2009 (about nuclear waste disposal in South Africa)

Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore, 2009

Blood in the Mobile (Dem. Rep. of Congo), Frank Piasecki Poulsen, 2009

Peru: Blood and Oil, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2009


All That Glitters Isn’t Gold - A Story of Exploitation and Resistance, Steven Schoor for Rights Action, 2008 (about the San Martin gold mine in Honduras)

Under Rich Earth, Malcolm Rogge, 2008

Birdwatchers, Marco Bechis, 2008 (on the biofuels threat to Brazilian Indians)

Total Denial, Milena Kaneva, 2008 (on oil companies in Burma)

The Return of Navajo Boy Jeff Spitz, USA, 2000-2008

Brazil: The Amazon’s Golden Curse, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2008

Paraguay’s Painful Harvest, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2008

India: Children of the Inferno, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2008

Uranium – is it a country?  Tracking the origins of nuclear power, Kerstin Schnatz, Isabel Huber, Stephanie Auth, 2008


The Price of Sugar
, Bill Haney, 2007

When Silence is Golden, Alexandra Sicotte-Lévesque (director), 2007

Tambogrande: Mangos, Murder, Mining, Guarango Film & Video, 21 Mar 2007

Ivory Coast: Blood and Chocolate, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2007

Chonquing: Invisible City, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2007

Zambia and Congo: China’s African Takeover, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2007

When Silence is Golden, Alexandra Sicotte-Levésque, 2007 (about gold mining in Ghana)


Black Gold, Nick & Marc Francis, 2006 (about the coffee industry in Ethiopia)

Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers, Robert Greenwald, 2006

Maquilapolis (City of Factories) (Mexico), Vicky Funari & Sergio De La Torre, 2006

A World without Water, Brian Woods, 2006

West Papua: Rainforest Warriors, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2006

India’s Hidden War, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2006

Nigeria: Fire in the Delta, Unreported World, Channel 4 (UK), 2006


China Blue, Micha Peled, 2005

Wal-Mart: the High Cost of Low Price, Robert Greenwald, 2005

Nokia: A Decent Factory, Thomas Balmès, 2005

Why We Fight, Eugene Jarecki, 2005


The Take, Avi Lewis (written by Naomi Klein), 2004


The Corporation, Mark Achbar, Jenniffer Abbott & Joel Bakan, 2003 (based on the book by Joel Bakan, The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power)


McLibel, Franny Armstrong & Ken Loach, 1997

Jabiluka, David Bradbury, 1997 (about opposition to a uranium mine in an Australian national park)

Feature films

The East, Zal Batmanglij, 2013

Even the Rain, Icíar Bollaín, 2010

Biutiful, Alejandro González Iñárritu, 2010

Michael Clayton, Tony Gilroy, 2007

Bordertown, Gregory Nava, 2007

Blood Diamond, Edward Zwick, 2006

Fast Food Nation, Richard Linklater, 2006

The Constant Gardener, Fernando Meirelles, 2005

Thank You For Smoking, Jason Reitman, 2005

Erin Brockovitch, Steven Soderbergh, 2000

Silkwood, Mike Nichols, 1983