The Story

The story about one man’s struggle to save his Ethiopian coffee farmers from bankruptcy.

‘Black Gold’ premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and went on to be screened in over 60 international film festivals and was released in over 40 countries around the world. It was the first film to send shockwaves through the global coffee industry, stirring consumers into unprecedented action, and changing the way millions of people and companies think about coffee.

A Speakit Films production in association with Fulcrum Productions and DocFactory.

  • Directed and Produced by: Marc J. Francis & Nick Francis
  • Executive Producer: Christopher Hird
  • Editor: Hugh Williams | Music: Andreas Kapsalis
  • Supported by: The Sundance Institute, The UK Film Council, Screen South, Channel 4 Britdoc Foundation