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Film about Niger Delta oil conflict in Portland Nov 10 & 14

Sweet Crude documentary about Niger Delta oil conflict screens at Portland Art Museum. Seattle-based filmmaker Sandy Cioffi was held in Nigerian military prison with her crew while making this movie in 2008.

Please note: The events calendar lists screenings on Nov 9, 10 & 14. The 9th is an error - there are two screenings: Nov 10 & Nov 14. Sorry for any inconvenience!
November 10, 9:30 pm & November 14, 2:00 pm
Sweet Crude documentary film about Niger Delta oil conflict

Northwest Film Center's Whitsell Auditorium inside the Portland Art Museum at 1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland

Sweet Crude is a documentary film about the Niger Delta - the consequences of oil extraction, the history of non-violent protest, and the members of a new insurgency who, in the three years since the filmmakers met them as college students became the young men of MEND.

Seattle-based filmmaker Sandy Cioffi was held in Nigerian military prison with her crew while making this movie in 2008.

"... a classic example of urgent, righteous-indignation agitprop cinema that succeeds in being not just angry, but art." Variety

Festival info & tickets: nwfilm.org/festivals/nwfvf/

More about the film: sweetcrudemovie.com