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Documentary “The Dark Side of the Green”, about the conflict between Natives and farmers

October 24, 2012 No Comment

society  Documentary The Dark Side of the Green, about the conflict between Natives and farmersYesterday I published Mass suicide of Guarani-Kaiowá Natives, a post about the violence that is reducing dramatically the biggest Brazilian Native community. Today, Deep Brazil brings to you this well produced – though partial – independent documentary, “The Dar Side of the Green”, that gives a detailed account on the conflict behind the suicides, the confrontation of Natives and local sugar cane producers that supply the biofuel industry.

It’s a 2011 production with English captions, directed by journalists An Baccaert, Nico Muñoz and Cristiano Navarro. It has a few really strong scenes, such as an eviction (portrayed in the photo above) and the fascinating performance of two Native hip-hop groups, Fase Terminal and Bro’w (at 12:20).

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