VIRUNGA

JUST REBLOGGING BECAUSE I’M IN MOVIE MODE…AND I’M COMMITTED TO COMMENTING ON EVERYTHING I’VE SEEN. NOT SURE WHY.

TODAY

YOU MUST MUST MUST SEE THIS. JOIN NETFLIX. This is the official Netflix poster I think. Hope they don't sue me. YOU MUST MUST MUST SEE THIS. JOIN NETFLIX. I think this is the offical Netflix poster. Hope they don’t sue me.

See this documentary. If you have little to no knowledge of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo) and you want to know something, see VIRUNGA. It is not the same as reading books or paying political attention or going there but it is a factual, moving, and very well presented overview of the tragedy that is so much of Congolese history and present. Two stories move along simultaneously against the background of the war. One the struggle to preserve Virunga National Park and the mountain gorillas and other wildlife; the other the struggle against the British oil company SOCO, a company with zero interest in anything except profit.

No surprises of course either in the desperation and dedication of those attempting to keep the park out of…

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About mneset

Writer, Traveler, Director/North Fourth Art Center

Posted on February 18, 2015, in Living LIFE. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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