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Author: Stephanie Black; Jamaica Kincaid; Belinda Becker; Tuff Gong Pictures.; New Yorker Films.
Publisher: [New York] : Distributed by New Yorker Films, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in Jamaica, this film is a case study of how contemporary free trade policies and global financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and World Trade Organization affect the economies of developing nations. Includes interviews with IMF Deputy Director Stanley Fischer, Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Jamaica's former Prime Minister Michael Manley as well as tourists,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films directed by women
Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Black; Jamaica Kincaid; Belinda Becker; Tuff Gong Pictures.; New Yorker Films.
OCLC Number: 50299779
Notes: "A New York Films release"--Opening frames.
Narration written by Jamaica Kincaid based on her book, "A small place."
Credits: Editor, John Mullen ; cinematography, Malik Sayeed [and others] ; narration read by Belinda Becker.
Performer(s): Narrator, Belinda Becker.
Description: 1 videocassette : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: a Tuff Gong Pictures production ; produced and directed by Stephanie Black.
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Set in Jamaica, this film is a case study of how contemporary free trade policies and global financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and World Trade Organization affect the economies of developing nations. Includes interviews with IMF Deputy Director Stanley Fischer, Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Jamaica's former Prime Minister Michael Manley as well as tourists, farmers, Rastafarians, factory workers and others.

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