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ESTHER FIGUEROA CURATES FILM FESTIVAL

 

Jamaican Environmental Filmmaker Esther Figueroa has curated the first Global Extraction Film Festival that streams online at https://www.caribbeancreativity.nl/ from July 16-20, 2020, and is free worldwide. The project is being done in collaboration with Netherlands based Caribbean Creativity and is part of a movement to bring attention to old and new threats from global extraction.

The festival includes more than 100 documentaries and shorts focused on all regions of the world, with topics demonstrating the nature of global extraction and exploitation. It includes Fly Me To The Moon, Figueroa’s documentary about modernity and the global aluminium industry, and other award winning documentaries from grass-roots and international activist organizations and news outlets.

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