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Flames in the Forest

Synopsis
Focuses on the Amazonian Indians’ fierce resistance to multinational oil companies invading and polluting their forests in Ecuador, told through the words of Luis Vargas and two Indian women leaders. Shows a delegation of Achuar Indians meeting the British Gas director in Quito and a visit by Luis Vargas to the British Gas in London in 1989.
Series
Savage Strikes Back, The: Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1991
Availability
Out of Distribution
Notes
Broadcast on C4 on 19/8/91.
Subjects
Anthropology; Development studies
Keywords
Amazon river; Arcuar; Ecuador; Indians of North & South America; indigenous peoples; land rights

Credits

Director
Alan Hayling; Luke Holland
Producer
Luke Holland

Production Company

Name

Nexus Features Ltd

Sponsor

Name

Channel Four Television

Phone
071-396 4444
Address
LONDON
SW1P 2TX

Distributor

Name

Survival International

Phone
020 7242 1441
Fax
020 7242 1771
Address
London
WC1N 3QL
Notes
Contact: Libarty Bollen, e-mail: lb@survival-international.org (4/00)

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