• Competition Bremen & Surroundings

  • hanseWasser Sustainability Award

  • Premiere in Germany

  • 2023

  • Language: Spanish

  • Subtitles: English

  • Germany

  • Documentary

  • 01:22:31

“Black Water Green Gold” is a about an indigenous community fighting to save Lake Pátzcuaro in Central Mexico. Their traditional lifestyle is threatened by the effects of globalized economy and climate change. The documentary film follows the story of three individuals living around Lake Pátzcuaro. It shows an emotional and personal perspective of what it means to live in a region that has to sacrifice its environment to provide goods to the globalized market. The weight of the desperate situation however doesn’t stop the community from fighting for their lake, traditions and future.

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