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“a very important film that should be seen”
David Suzuki

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“the human stories resonate”
Mark Hanson, In the Seats

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“an ambitious exploration of a metal that still fascinates the world”
Thomas Walkom, Toronto Star

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“important stories about how we are all globally connected to gold”
Nuskmata Mack
First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining

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Do you know where the gold in your ring comes from?

Do you know where the gold in your ring comes from?

Do you know where the gold in your ring comes from?

VIRTUAL SCREENINGS (2022)

We're screening virtually. To find out more and watch post-screening discussions, visit our
SCREENINGS PAGE

EDUCATIONAL EDITION

We are pleased to announce the release of a new Educational Edition in English and French, including an Educator's Guide.
MORE INFO and PURCHASE FORM

Some of our virtual screenings were presented IN ASSOCIATION WITH MiningWatch Canada
and SUPPORTed by PatagoniaThe McLean Foundation, THE ECHO FOUNDATION

DOCUMENTARY 

The Shadow of Gold is a global investigation of the ultimate talisman of wealth, beauty and power. Filmed in China, Peru, Canada, the U.S., London, Dubai, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, The Shadow of Gold reveals the impact of gold mining and the gold trade on our economy, environment and conflicts. Watch to discover what our lust for gold costs. And who pays the price. MORE

The Shadow of Gold is a film by Denis Delestrac, Robert Lang and Sally Blake, written by Allen Booth and Denis Delestrac. An international Canada-France coproduction, the film is produced by Robert Lang (Kensington Communications, Canada) and Sally Blake (Films à Cinq and CAPA Presse, France). It was produced in association with TVO (Canada) and Arte France.

SCREENINGS AND BROADCASTS

SCREENINGS OF THE FEATURE FILM

On Friday, February 22nd 2019, Toronto’s 600 seat Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema was full to capacity for the World Premiere of The Shadow of Gold. Much of the appreciative audience stayed for the lively panel discussion after the film. More screenings followed in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, London, New York and Chicago. For details and to book a screening, visit our SCREENINGS PAGE.

TELEVISION BROADCASTS OF THE TWO-PART DOCUMENTARY

The Shadow of Gold had its television premiere in Europe on Arte France (February 12, 2019) and soon after on SVT Sweden. It premiered in North America on TVO March 13, 2019. For current viewing opportunities visit our BROADCASTS PAGE.