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Black November (2012)

TV-14 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 9 January 2015 (USA)
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Inspired by true events, an oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against an oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed. Rebels kidnap an American oil executive and demand that his corporation end the destruction.

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Jeta Amata

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Jeta Amata
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ibrahim Aba-Gana Ibrahim Aba-Gana ... Judge
Razaaq Adoti ... Timi
Akon ... Opuwei
Fred Amata Fred Amata ... Gideon white
Mbong Amata ... Ebiere Perema
Zack Amata Zack Amata ... Chief Kuku
Asenshion Amun Asenshion Amun ... Hostage
Awuese Awunde Awuese Awunde ... Eloho
Robert Ballentine Robert Ballentine ... Tom
Dean Bart-Plange ... Villager
Kim Basinger ... Kristy
Ivar Brogger ... Bellamy
Jay M. Brooks ... Soldier (as Jay Brooks)
Jenifer Brougham Jenifer Brougham ... Agent Reese
Nathin Butler ... Jackson
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A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an American oil executive and demands that his corporation end the destruction and pollution. Inspired by true events, Black November is the gripping story of how a community rises up and takes drastic measures to make sure their voices are heard.

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Country:

Nigeria | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rise Up See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)
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Connections

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Saw the Premiere in Houston Texas
26 May 2012 | by christol2See all my reviews

This movie should win an Oscar Award. The Storyline is so good. The Actors were all incredible, Vivica Fox, Kim B, Mickey R, and the Nigerians were just so excellent.

Seeing the effect of Oil pollution, and the poverty in the Oil producing regions, The corruption of Government officials, the huge influence the Oil majors have on the politicians, all of these were an eye opener, that the movie have so cleverly managed to bring to life, whilst keeping the entertainment value, it is short of a documentary. Really really engaging and educative.

It reminds one of 'Blood Diamond', I hope the world will receive it well, and it will help bring an end to the disaster as it currently stands, for the poor people of the Niger Delta.


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