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Review: Marmato

The film Marmato takes you on a journey to the small resource town by the same name and exposes you to their way of life. The residents of the town lead humble lives while exposing themselves to the dangerous elements that surround them. And although these fears are genuine, the community feels an attachment and belonging to their gold mines - one they aren’t willing to give away. The film follows the town’s six-year struggle as Canadian resource extraction companies intervene with Marmato’s mines. The dichotomy between foreign investors and community-based economies is apparent as protesters take to the streets, all in the name of fairness and justice.

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