Tu 07/18: BloomScreen presents: Black Gold

Tuesday, July 18th at 7:00 pm
Join BloomBars for the heroic tale of one man’s fight for fair prices for Ethiopian coffee growers…

Black Gold (2006, 78 min), by Marc Francis and Nick Francis – Fifteen million Ethiopians make a living related to coffee, which accounts for 67 percent of the country’s foreign exports. Yet as profits soar for coffee sales, the farmers producing the beans continue to receive minimal payments, anywhere from 12 to 25 cents for every kilo picked.
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