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Semitostado -- Coffee-farming is the lifeblood of my hometown in Puerto Rico, but it is threatened with extinction.  Hector, Martina, Israel, and Alexis are all fighting to save this way of life. Their enemies are the globalization of the food industry, the spread of agri-business, a dysfunctional neo-colonial government, and shifting social values.  When a plague of beetles descends on the plantations, the mountain people are pushed to the edge. As the island’s agriculture collapses around them, the community rises to meet the challenge with a unique blend of grassroots activism, good humor, strong coffee and all-natural biological warfare.

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In the mountains of Puerto Rico, the once-thriving coffee farmers are on the brink of extinction. Among... See more » | Add synopsis »

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Danny Rivera ... Himself

Directed by
Alex Wolfe 
 
Produced by
Alex Wolfe .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Blais 
 
Cinematography by
Alex Wolfe 
 
Film Editing by
Alex Wolfe 
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank Rodriguez .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Frank Rodriguez .... additional editor
 


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