The white gold (2012)

A documentary by Barbara den Uyl

While asbestos is  has been banned worldwide by 55 countries, a multinational is  trying to open  an asbestos processing factory in a peasant village in Bihar, one of the poorest states of India. The men in the village, but above all the women, object: “Save the country, save life. This factory shouldn’t come here.” Against the background of a fairytale landscape, a harsh battle is fought.


Script and direction: Barbara den Uyl
Producer: Leen van den Berg
Camera: Peter Brugman n.s.c.
Sound: Hein Verhoeven
Editor: Jan Ketelaars
Sales and Distribution: Van der Hoop Filmproductions

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