I just noticed that this documentary is not available on google video anymore so here’s an update of where to find this brilliant and eye opening movie by Stephanie Black. Click on the URL adress-codes. The movie will open in a new window.
Life and Debt – Documentary on Jamaica and Globalization
Utilizing excerpts from the award-winning non-fiction text “A Small Place” by Jamaica Kincaid, Life & Debt is a woven tapestry of sequences focusing on the stories of individual Jamaicans whose strategies for survival and parameters of day-to-day existence are determined by the U.S. and other foreign economic agendas. By combining traditional documentary telling with a stylized narrative framework, the complexity of international lending, structural adjustment policies and free trade will be understood in the context of the day-to-day realities of thepeople whose lives they impact. (…read more)Part 1: http://www.livevideo.com/video/BESToftheBEST/8572389162284FFD9468AD17757C5D95/life-and-debt-1of-4.aspx Part 2: http://www.livevideo.com/video/BESToftheBEST/5D52F7AC943849E8812F947A3F773653/life-and-debt-2of-4.aspx Part 3: http://www.livevideo.com/video/BESToftheBEST/D2121E20B3684A9BA393E0B61E8320A5/life-and-debt-3of-4.aspx Part 4: http://www.livevideo.com/video/BESToftheBEST/A21ED0E47BC54A7191549BB396A4B22B/life-and-debt-4of-4.aspx