Don't miss the May 7th special screening of The Shadow of Gold documentary followed by a panel discussion with journalist Joan Baxter.
As the global economy undergoes rapid and profound change, the gold industry continues to grow. Over the past 15 years, we have mined more gold than ever before. Taking us around the globe, this incisive investigation examines the trade of this precious metal from raw material to market while exposing its consequences and impact. With political, economic, and ecological implications, how is the thriving industry changing our lives and the world around us—and at what price?
Tuesday, May 7th at 6pm (doors open 5:30pm)
Halifax Central Library - Paul O'Regan Hall
Nova Scotia is in the midst of an alarming 21st Century gold rush. How and why is this happening and at what potential cost? Journalist and author Joan Baxter will help ask these questions as she moderates a post screening panel discussion + audience Q&A.
- Raymond Plourde - Wilderness Coordinator, Ecology Action Centre
- Stacey Gomez - Maritimes Coordinator, Maritimes-
Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network
- Dorothee Rosen - designer goldsmith, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Master Artisan Craft Nova Scotia
- Robert Lang - Co-director/Producer, The Shadow of gold
- Hannah Martin - Member of Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia, Water Warrior + Indigenous Scholar
- Moderator Joan Baxter - journalist and author
Get tickets now: https://theshadowofgold-