Tambogrande: Mangos, Murder, Mining
In the northern Peruvian city of Tambogrande, some villagers make the desert fertile through mango production. Later, they find out that the government has secretly granted mining concessions on their land to a multi-national corporation. The residents of Tambogrande organize The Defense Front to protect their town.
Directed by: Ernesto Cabellos y Stephanie Boyd
Runtime: 85 minutos
Release Year: 2006
Studio: Guarango Cine y Video
A new film by Ernesto Cabellos and Stephanie Boyd, the same producer-director duo responsible for the award-winning film Choropampa: The Price of Gold (Peru 2002). This feature-length documentary follows the struggle of a small village in the Andes for health care and justice after a mercury spill by the world’s largest gold corporation. The film has won 5 international awards and been broadcast on the Sundance Channel (USA), CBC Country (Canada), KBDI (Colorado, USA) and national television in Peru, Argentina and Venezuela.
Produced, directed and edited by: Ernesto Cabellos and Stephanie Boyd.
Narrated by: Stephanie Boyd
Cinematographer: Ernesto Cabellos Damián
Location sound: Stephanie Boyd
Sound Design: José Balado
Associate Editor and Post-Production Supervisor: José Balado
Original Music: Somos Tambogrande, José Balado, Martin Choy-Yin, Raúl Gómez
Original Title: Tambogrande, Mangos, Muerte, Minería
English Title: Tambogrande, Mangos, Murder, Mining
Original language: Spanish and English
Versions: English subtitles with English narration and Spanish version
Time: 85 minutes. TV versions of 52 and 44 minutes will be cut on request
Format: DVCAM and Beta SP (PAL and NTSC)