Join us Saturday June 26th at 5PM as we view the premiere of this documentary at the DocuWest Documentary Film Festival.
This event is co-sponsored by DocuWest : www.docuwestfest.com
DocuWest – We Have Issues! Awarded Best Film Fest 2010 by Westword Festival Dates: June 23-27
DocWest looks to explore the world of our people, our politics, our societies, our history and ourselves through the lens of filmmakers from around the globe. Our objective is to present our audiences with stories that are not only astonishing and jarring, but awe-inspiring and thought-provoking; stories that enable dialogue and discourse to take place over the people, events or subjects presented in each film.
Father Marco, a humble priest from the mountains of Peru, is being followed. A private security firm is filming and photographing the priest’s every move; their meticulous reports are code-named The Devil Operation. Marco’s allies are murdered and tortured, but he and his disciples refuse to be victims. They turn their cameras on the spies and develop a counter-espionage plan that leads to South America’s largest gold mine, owned by the Newmont Mining Corporation of Colorado. For the past two decades, Father Marco has defended farming communities against the Yanacocha mine’s abuses, earning him the nickname The Devil. Peru is one of the world’s top gold producers and the state has ceded power to transnational corporations who guard their territory like outlaws in the Wild West. Film-maker Stephanie Boyd has spent 10 years documenting the farmers’ struggle and became caught up in this real-life political thriller.
Tickets: $5 Available online or at the door but if you buy them from DJPC, part of the proceeds will go to DJPC. You can send cash or check to DJPC 1212 Mariposa Street Denver, CO 80204- make sure you mention it is for “The Devil Operation” film ticket and include your name so we know who to hold the ticket(s) for. You can also come into the office and pay but we do not have the tickets in our possession as of yet. We will keep a track of names and the tickets will be available at the door on Saturday June 26.
Saturday June 26th 5:00PM
at the American Mountaineering Center.
710 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401
Parking is Free
.pdf version of June flier: June Flier- Devil Operation