The Charcoal People Trailer

The Charcoal People Trailer (2001)

10 March 2001 64 mins

This deeply human documentary examines the subject of environmental destruction, highlighting the impoverished migrant workers who are chopping down the Amazon rainforest to create charcoal for pig iron production used primarily in the automobile industry. The film examines the children and elders and their daily lives and work as they burn timber in igloo-looking huts, their bodies charred gray for $2 a day, struggling to survive.

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Greece 10 March 2001

United States 20 April 2001

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