NEW EDUCATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR
Rye Cinema is very pleased to be working with Toronto independent video distributor Vtape on educational distribution. For information about purchasing educational DVDs and/or digital streaming rights for universities, please click here for Educational Sales.
PUBLIC SCREENINGS AND SPEAKING EVENTS
Under Rich Earth director Malcolm Rogge has appeared at Q&As and speaking engagements over the last year at several universities, conferences and community events. On an ongoing basis, Malcolm is available for speaking engagements and multi-media presentations on a broad range of topics related to documentary cinema, law, international human rights and environmental conflict. To book events, click here for Rye Cinema.
RECENT RYE CINEMA SCREENINGS AND EVENTS
- February 26th – Public screening of Under Rich Earth (“Ziemia Cenniejsza niż złoto”) at World Days of Social Justice, presented by the “Regionalne Centrum Ekonomii Społecznej w Lublinie Program Narodów Zjednoczonych ds Rozwoju (UNDP),” Lublin, Poland.
- February 10th – Guest lecture and screening of scenes from Under Rich Earth for Queen’s University Development Studies Program, Kingston, Ontario.
- February 9th – Queen’s University International Development Week 2001 - Canadian Mining Companies: The View from Home and Abroad. Public screening of Under Rich Earth and Q & A, Kingston, Ontario.
- February 9th – Cornell University, Ithaca. Public screening of Under Rich Earth as part of the Latin American Film Series of the Committee on U.S./Latin American Relations (CUSLAR) at Rockefeller Hall. The screening was followed by a discussion with Claire Stoscheck, Coordinator of CUSLAR and member of the environmental organization Shaleshock.
- February 3rd - Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. Public screening and director Q&A.
- January 25th - Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto, Ontario. A public screening and director Q&A presented by Toronto the Better.
NEWS - CHOC v. HUDBAY LAWSUIT
A Guatemalan widow has brought a lawsuit in Canadian Courts against a Canadian mining company over the death of her husband. For more information, visit Rights Action or read this article in Mining Weekly: Guatemalan Widow’s Lawsuit against Hudbay could be Precedent-setting
Choc is represented by Toronto lawyer Murray Klippenstein of Klippensteins LLP. Mr. Klippenstein also represents three Ecuadorian farmers in the Ramírez v. Copper Mesa lawsuit. The events which ultimately led to the Ramírez lawsuit are documented in Under Rich Earth.
UNDER RICH EARTH IN THE MEDIA
Under Rich Earth was referenced in “Bad Neighbours,” in an article by Liisa North about Canadian mining companies in Latin America published in Canadian Dimension Magazine. Click HERE for the Spanish version. The film was also reviewed by University of Manitoba History Professor Henry Heller in the same issue.