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Catma Films (Firm)

Works: 7 works in 15 publications in 1 language and 78 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Biography  Interviews 
Classifications: DT515.45.O33, 338.2728
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Publications about Catma Films (Firm)
Publications by Catma Films (Firm)
Most widely held works by Catma Films (Firm)
Delta force ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
A documentary made before the judicial murder of the Nigerian writer and human rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa in November 1995. Delta Force tells the story of the non-violent efforts of the Ogoni people to halt 30 years of environmental damage, suffering and inequality on the Niger Delta. Delta Force opens with the arrest of Saro-Wiwa and the subsequent implementation of "Operation Restore" in Ogoniland--the military campaign of terror waged against the Ogoni people in an attempt to suppress their environmental campaign against oil drilling by Shell International. Also includes interview excerpts with Ken Wiwa, son of Ken Saro-Wiwa
The Drilling fields ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Looks at the land rights dispute in the Niger delta area between the Nigerian government, the indigenous Ogoni people and the Shell Oil Company
In remembrance Ken Saro-Wiwa ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A profile of Ken Saro-Wiwa, the celebrated Ogoni writer and political activist who was hanged in November 1995 by the Nigerian military dictatorship. Saro-Wiwa had been campaigning for the rights of Nigeria's Ogoni people, who have suffered from decades of resource exploitation by foreign oil companies and oppression by the Nigerian military government
Lying in wait ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Ken Saro-Wiwa's brother Owen goes in search of his brother's body, which was rumored to have been destroyed but in fact is awaiting burial in Nigeria. Saro-Wiwa, the Ogoni writer and political activist, was hanged in November 1995 by the Nigerian military dictatorship
The Maroons ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Documents the situation of the Maroons in Suriname. Includes interviews with Maroons and with government officials. Shown is footage of everyday life, logging and mining operations, and a dam which caused many residents of the surrounding area to be flooded out of their homes
Hell in the pacific ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A two part programme examining issues of land rights and exploitation provoked by the C.R.A. mining company in Papua New Guinea. The first part focuses on gold mining in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, the second part focuses on copper mining in Bougainville
Don't let Shell kill again ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
International oil companies were exploiting, oppressing, and destroying the land and water of the Nigerian Ogoni tribe. In 1993, 300,000 Ogoni people protested their plight, which resulted in a crackdown and attacks by the Nigerian military dictatorship. Eight hundred were slaughtered and 30,000 were left homeless. The Ogoni 9, which included Ken Saro-Wiwa, a Nigerian writer and political activist, were put on trial and hanged by the military regime in November, 1995. Includes excerpts from the films "Delta force", and "In remembrance, Ken-Saro-Wiwa."
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