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Earlier this year the company which I run, Dartmouth Films, released a feature-length documentary Cocaine Unwrapped. The film had its premiere last year at the Open City film festival, where it played to packed houses and since then has been shown at other festivals around the world and is just about to be shown at various thinktanks and prestigious institutions in the Us. The film tells the story of cocaine from the point of view of the farmers, drugs mules and dealers in the trade and the people and politicians of Latin America. The film has been well received – even by the governments of Mexico and Colombia – because it says unambiguously that this is a western problem.

Western consumers create the demand for cocaine and yet western governments wage war on the (generally »

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