Award-winning aspect documentary, THE Dollars STONE, will be introduced worldwide on digital streaming platforms on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The film is a coming of age story about two boys battling in the harmful entire world of illegal mining in Ghana. The documentary will be obtainable on iTunes, Amazon, Vimeo and Google
Given that making its pageant premiere at the 2018 Austin Movie Competition, THE Funds STONE has garnered many awards, together with Best Documentary from the Black Star International Film Competition. In addition, the documentary has acquired rave testimonials from intercontinental press, including The Boston Globe, BBC, the Austin Chronicle, amid other individuals.
A synopsis of the movie: Hundreds of ft beneath the jungles of Ghana, 1000’s of sweat- soaked miners squeeze through tiny crevices to dig the uncooked gold that feeds an insatiable global marketplace. Regarded outlaws by the federal government, these “galamsey” have two alternatives – both get wealthy quick or die hoping. As the surging gold rush draws both equally nearby prospectors and eager international companies to the impoverished west-African country, struggling family members will have to decide no matter whether to put their young children in university or choose a gamble by sending them to the hazardous pits. By way of the dramatic tales of teens Justice and Maxwell, THE Money STONE will take an personal look at the stark choices some small children face in hopes of obtaining a improved potential.
Director Stuart Harmon hopes the launch will support attract additional interest to the challenges surrounding “galamsey,” i.e. the illegal compact-scale miners.
“‘The Money Stone’ is in the end a story about hopes and desires. There are thousands of Justice’s and Maxwell’s all throughout Ghana whose people just want the prospect to come across opportunity and construct prosperous life and are eager to operate difficult for it.”