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
"Excellent – angry, good-humoured and essential."
"Riveting and jaw dropping."
Sundance Film Festival Official Selection
Seattle International Film Festival
Hotdocs Documentary Festival
Melbourne International Film Festival
British Independent Film Awards 2007