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Film: The Epic of Black Gold - part 1


Film: The Epic of Black Gold - A four part series Start: Aug 13 2008 - 7:00pm End: Aug 13 2008 - 9:00pm

The Epic of Black Gold - A four part series

Part 1: The Golden age of the Majors Part 2: Oil Nationalism Part 3: Oil as a Weapon Part 4: The Oil Depletion

Tonight we will see Part 1: 'The Golden age of the Majors' The film starts at the very beginning in the middle of the 19th century. Technical progress, economy, history, environment and geopolitical strategies are examined and analyzed in the telling of a story which is as exciting for man as his own evolution. The great figures of the epic of black gold, its greatest historical events will be met in real life and in archive footage from all over the world: (USA, Venezuela, Mexico, the Middle East, Russia).

This hard to find film was originally produced in 1994 for French TV, but has been dubbed and subtitled for English speaking audiences. Location St. Francis 1182 SE Pine Portland, OR