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Africa : war is business

Author: Frank VellengaValerie SchuitJaime de Bourbon ParmeMartijn Van BeenenDanniel DannielAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The diamond trade is a major source of financing for warfare and brutality in Africa. But diamonds are only one natural resource among many that feed bloody conflicts in Liberia, Sierra Leone, the Congo, and other countries. This program explores the role of international business interests in fomenting rebellion and arming renegade military forces across the African continent"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Vellenga; Valerie Schuit; Jaime de Bourbon Parme; Martijn Van Beenen; Danniel Danniel; Viewpoint Productions.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 213863166
Language Note: In English with some English subtitles.
Credits: Photography, Martijn Van Beenen ; editor, Danniel Danniel.
Performer(s): Interviews, Jaime de Bourbon Parme.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; this disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players.
Other Titles: War is business
Responsibility: Viewpoint Productions presents ; a film by Frank Vellenga ; director, Frank Vellenga ; producer, Valerie Schuit.

Abstract:

"The diamond trade is a major source of financing for warfare and brutality in Africa. But diamonds are only one natural resource among many that feed bloody conflicts in Liberia, Sierra Leone, the Congo, and other countries. This program explores the role of international business interests in fomenting rebellion and arming renegade military forces across the African continent"--Container.

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