The golf war /

A Philippine government plan to transform ancestral farmland into a tourist resort sparks a dramatic conflict when villagers actively resist the development. As peasants and fisherfolk organize to stop the golf courses and yacht marinas, their community becomes a violent flashpoint in a larger, nati...

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Other Authors: Schradie, Jen (Screenwriter, Narrator), DeVries, Matt (Screenwriter, Videographer)
Format: Video
Language:English
Published: [Oley, Pennsylvania] : [Distributed by] Bullfrog Films, [2018]
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Summary:A Philippine government plan to transform ancestral farmland into a tourist resort sparks a dramatic conflict when villagers actively resist the development. As peasants and fisherfolk organize to stop the golf courses and yacht marinas, their community becomes a violent flashpoint in a larger, national battle over land. A provocative portrait of one community's fight for survival against forces of economic "development" presenting conflicting views by peasants, developers, bureaucrats and golf boosters.
Item Description:Title from title frames.
Originally produced by: Anthill Productions, L.L.C., ©1999; previously released in 2000.
Physical Description:1 streaming video file (39 min.) : digital, sound, color
Format:System requirements: Firefox 4 and up; Safari 5.0 and up; Chrome version 21 and up; Internet Explorer 8 and up; Flash or HTML5 player.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Audience:10 and up.
Production Credits:Videography, Matt DeVries ; editing, Matt DeVries.
Access:Access restricted to subscribing institutions.