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Saturday, April 27, 2013
40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA
Film Screening & Panel Discussion
of the documentary
Director of Research and Policy Program
Tufts Global Development and Environment Institute
Executive Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
Gold Fever bears witness to the ongoing struggle in rural Guatemala near Goldcorp Inc's Marlin Mine, one of the world's most profitable open pit gold mines. The film returns to the United States, fresh off last week's international premiere in Guatemala City's 2,000 seat Teatro Nacional. That sold-out screening, taking place mere hours after a judge halted the ongoing genocide trial of former military dictator Efrain Rios Montt, included attendance from 85 members of the mine-affected San Miguel Ixtahuacán community. Gold Fever was the opening night film of La Muestra de Cine Internacional Memoria Verdad Justicia, Guatemala's premiere international human rights and documentary film festival.
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This event is open to the public but tickets are required. General Admission $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance by clicking here.