Chocolate Country

SYNOPSIS

In isolated hill towns of the Dominican Republic, cacao farmers have been fighting a losing battle with the global economy. But in Loma Guaconejo, things are about to change.

SCREENING
NOVEMBER 9TH , 7:15 PM
>MEDULLA ART GALLERY
DIRECTOR: Robin Blotnick
TYPE: Documentary Short
DURATION: 5′
YEAR: 2017
COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: Spanish (with english subtitles)
RATING: GA
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“FUNNY AND INTELLIGENT, THIS FILM TELLS AN IMPORTANT STORY OF A POLITICAL ACT WITHIN THE STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL”

— Wim Wenders, filmmaker

  • Winner, Grand Jury Prize: 2006 Seattle International Film Festival
  • Winner, Empowerment Category, 2010 ViewChange Film Contest
  • Official Selection: Sidewalk Film Festival, Calgary International Film Festival, AFI Latin American Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Tallgrass Film Festival, Dominican Republic Global Film Festival, Cucalorus Film Festival, and others

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