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This Stolen Country of Mine

 
 

Paul Jarrín Mosquera

Paul Jarrin, who leads the indigenous resistance against the exploitation of their land. He fights against Chinese mining companies that extract uranium and use mercenaries to kill Paul and his friends.

 
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THIS STOLEN COUNTRY OF MINE is about China's massive need of resources and how during the last decade China has been aggressively operating to obtain access in Africa and Latin America. 

China does not ask ‘difficult human rights questions’ and has no problem dealing with authoritarian regimes. THIS STOLEN COUNTRY OF MINE takes us to Latin America, to a country with immense natural resources, pristine nature and a corrupt leadership: Ecuador. The country with the most Chinese debts in Latin America! 

The film follows Paul Jarrin, who leads the indigenous resistance against the exploitation of their land. He fights against Chinese mining companies that extract uranium and use mercenaries to kill Paul and his friends. China is using (and paying) the Ecuadorian government to turn the country into one of its new colonies, having made the country dependent on credit through a series of corrupt and greedy treaties. 

When journalist Fernando Villavicencio exposes these plots and gets access to the contracts between China and Ecuador the government wants him silenced too. Both men are fighting for freedom in this battle against a superpower.

THIS STOLEN COUNTRY OF MINE shows the dawn of a new world order: The takeover of a whole country for ruthless economic plunder. 

The film is directed by Marc Wiese (CAMP 14). Beautifully shot by Wolfgang Held (Some kind of Monster). The music is composed by Alva Noto (The Revenant).