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Life And Debt

Life And Debt
  • 2001
  • US
  • 86 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Stephanie Black
  • Written by: Jamaica Kincaid

Excellent documentary examining the effects of globalisation on third world countries, in particular Jamaica.

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Life and Debt

22 Sep 20114 stars

Heartbreaking and pertinent documentary about Jamaica's economic misfortunes

Made the year after the launch of the Jubilee 2000 campaign to cancel third world debt at the beginning of the new millennium, Stephanie Black’s agitprop documentary looks at the case of Jamaica. In 1977, fifteen years after achieving independence from…

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