Black Gold


Black Gold is a 2006 documentary film that follows the efforts of an Ethiopian coffee-union manager as he travels the world to obtain a better price for his workers' coffee beans. The film was directed and produced by Marc James Francis and Nick Francis from Speakit Films and co-produced by Christopher Hird. It premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. (IMDB)

British Independent Film Awards 2007

British Independent Film Award Best Achievement in Production (Winner)

Best British Documentary (Nominee)

Douglas Hickox Award (Nominee)

International Documentary Association 2006

Pare Lorentz Award (Nominee)

San Francisco Black Film Festival 2006

Festival Prize Contemporary Issues

Sundance Film Festival 2006

Grand Jury Prize World Cinema - Documentary (Nominee)