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After decades of civil war and instability, the African country of Angola is experiencing a spectacular economic boom thanks to its most valuable natural resource: oil. But oil extraction--both on- and offshore--is a toxic remedy for the country's economic ills, with devastating effects on both the environment and traditional livelihoods. Focusing on the everyday realities of people living in the extraction zones, Kristin Reed explores the exclusion, degradation, and violence that are the fruits of petrocapitalism in Angola.
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Kristina Reed is an American film producer, primarily of animated films. She won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for the 2014 short film Feast at the 87th Academy Awards in 2015.
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