Thursday, June 07, 2007

Tonight's show: Nick and Marc Francis' Black Gold

It's the start of directors month on I'm ready for my close-up and we're starting off with a film that's new and topical...
Alex Fitch interviews Nick and Marc Francis, directors of the feature length documentary Black Gold, which is released in cinemas tomorrow. Nick and Marc talk about the challenges of making the film, their desire to make their film stand out from other films in the genre and reactions from corporations and multi-nationals to their film.

10.30pm BST Resonance 104.4FM (London) / streamed at

Links: The Black Gold website, a discussion group for coffee enthusiasts
Wikipedia pages on Black Gold , Fair Trade
and The World Trade Organization
A glossary of Coffee terminology

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