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The business of hunger [videorecording] Maryknoll World Films ; producer, director, Robert Richter.

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Robertson Library HD9018.D44B82 1985 VIDEO 37348003154218 MEDIACTR Available -
Subject: Food supply > Developing coyuntries.
Farms, Small > Developing Countries.
International business enterprises > Developing countries.
Agriculture > Economic aspects > Developing countries.
Developing countries > Economic conditions.
Developing countries > Social conditions.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Maryknoll, NY : Maryknoll World Video Library, 1985.

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General Note: American Film Festival Blue Ribbon Award.
"Version of PBS TV documentary"--Container label.
Summary: Examines a major cause of world hunger which is being created when small, native farmers are forced off the land and are replaced by multinational agribusinesses that produce food for export rather than local consumption. Shows scenes of recent food riots in Brazil and the Dominican Republic, starving women and children, and displaced farmers. Includes testimony by religious missionaries in third world countries and comments by representatives of human welfare organizations.
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