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Parkland Regional Library – Dauphin Branch
504 Main Street North, MB, Dauphin, R7N 1C9

The Chocolate Farmer | Rohan Fernando | 2010 | 1 h 10 min

This full-length documentary takes us to an unspoiled corner of southern Belize, where cacao farmer and father Eladio Pop manually works his plantation in the tradition of his Mayan ancestors: as a steward of the land. The film captures a year in the life of the Pop family as they struggle to preserve their values in a world that is dramatically changing around them. A lament for cultures lost, The Chocolate Farmer challenges our deeply held assumptions of progress.

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