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There are 185 items in Multimedia. Items are listed by date added.

 

A collection of image galleries and video clips from our partners.

 

 

The "Bottom Billion" [Video]

The "Bottom Billion" [Video]

Source: Ted Talks, 2008

Author(s): Paul Collier

Added: 07/08/2014

 

Around the world right now, one billion people are trapped in poor or failing countries. How can we help them? Economist Paul Collier lays out a bold, compassionate plan for closing the gap between rich and poor.

 

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Power, Money, Greed & Oil [Video]

Power, Money, Greed & Oil [Video]

Source: BBC, 2013

Author(s): Rachel Boynton

Countries: Ghana, Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 06/08/2014

 

An epic venture into capitalism at the beginning of the 21st century. Made over five years, this documentary is a comprehensive insider account of a modern-day gold rush as Dallas-based Kosmos Energy race ahead to develop the first commercial oil field in Ghana's history, in the deep waters of the Gulf of Guinea.   Director Rachel Boynton...

 

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Blood in the Mobile [Video]

Blood in the Mobile [Video]

Source: Koncern TV- og Filmproduktion, 2010

Author(s): Frank Piasecki Poulsen

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Livelihoods

Added: 06/08/2014

 

We love our cell phones and the selection between different models has never been bigger. But the production of phones has a dark, bloody side.   The main part of minerals used to produce cell phones are coming from the mines in the Eastern DR Congo. The Western World is buying these so-called conflict minerals and thereby...

 

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Grand Theft Congo [Video]

Grand Theft Congo [Video]

Source: Journeyman Pictures, 2005

Author(s): Elizabeth Jones

Added: 06/08/2014

 

At a remote mine in central DRC, workers with torches and pick axes hack at the ruddy earth. They are mining cassiterite, a mineral vital in the production of laptops and mobile phones. But dispersed among the miners are Congolese Government troops -- in plain clothes for the camera -- literally forcing most workers to...

 

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Lord Of War [Video]

Lord Of War [Video]

Source: Lions Gate Films, 2005

Author(s): Andrew Niccol

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Added: 06/08/2014

 

This film charts the rise and fall of Yuri Orlov, from his early days in the early 1980s in Little Odessa, selling guns to mobsters in his local neighbourhood, through to his ascension through the decade of excess and indulgence into the early 90s, where he forms a business partnership with an African warlord and...

 

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The Ambassador [Video]

The Ambassador [Video]

Source: Zentropa, 2011

Author(s): Mads Brügger

Added: 04/08/2014

 

This darkly comic, genre-bending piece of gonzo journalism from international provocateur Mads Brügger rips the corroded lid off the global scheme of political corruption and exploitation happening in one of the most dangerous places on the planet: the Central African Republic. Armed with a phalanx of hidden cameras, black-market diplomatic credentials and a bleeding-edge wit, Brügger...

 

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Betty: A Film about Demining [Video]

Betty: A Film about Demining [Video]

Source: UNMAS, 2014

Author(s): Marco Grob

Added: 04/08/2014

 

Betty Augustino is a member of an all-female demining team in Yei, South Sudan. She works with a project run by Norwegian People's Aid, supported by UNMAS. This film documents one day in the life of a deminer doing manual mine detection. The film demonstrates the slow and painstaking process of finding one single mine....

 

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Blue Gold: World Water Wars (Official Full Documentary) [Video]

Blue Gold: World Water Wars (Official Full Documentary) [Video]

Source: PBS, 2009

Author(s): Sam Bozzo

Topics: Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/07/2014

 

In every corner of the globe, we are polluting, diverting, pumping, and wasting our limited supply of fresh water at an expediential level as population and technology grows. The rampant overdevelopment of agriculture, housing and industry increase the demands for fresh water well beyond the finite supply, resulting in the desertification of the earth. Corporate giants...

 

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Juan Dumas on Natural Resources, Conflict, and Peace [Video]

Juan Dumas on Natural Resources, Conflict, and Peace [Video]

Source: Michelle Neukirchen, 2010

Countries: Ecuador

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Programming

Added: 07/05/2014

 

The Woodrow Wilson Center and the Fetzer Institute hosted Juan Dumas, senior advisor for the Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano in Quito, Ecuador, for a roundtable event on Pathways to Peace: Stories of Environment, Health, and Conflict. In this interview with ESCP Director Geoff Dabelko, Dumas shares key lessons learned from his experience with his NGO that specializes in prevention...

 

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Drivers of War, Foundations of Peace: A Field Report from the Central African Republic [Video]

Drivers of War, Foundations of Peace: A Field Report from the Central African Republic [Video]

Source: ENOUGH Project, 2014

Countries: CAR

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/05/2014

 

Reporting from the heart of Bangui and the barracks of a key armed group, Enough Project Field Researcher Kasper Agger shares his insights from three weeks of field research on the drivers of violence and the prospects for a sustainable peace process in the Central African Republic.

 

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