Silence Is Gold

Silence Is Gold

                                Silence Is Gold
| 1 h 17 min
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This feature documentary takes us through the twists and turns of judicial proceedings pitting Canadian mining companies Barrick Gold and Banro against author Alain Deneault, his co-writers and publisher Éditions Écosociété, following the 2008 release of the book Noir Canada, which raised troubling questions about the controversial practices of Canadian mining companies in Africa. Silence is Gold is a legal and political thriller that captures years of intense psychological tension.

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  • researcher
    Maude Paquette
  • story consultant
    Francine Pelletier
    Magnus Isacsson
  • sound recording
    Julien Fréchette
    Toby Richardson
  • archival researcher
    Jenny Cartwright
  • writer
    Julien Fréchette
  • director
    Julien Fréchette
  • participation
    Alain Deneault
  • producer
    Jean-Simon Chartier
    Colette Loumède
  • director of photography
    Étienne Boilard
  • editor
    Andrea Henriquez
  • original music
    Dany Nicolas
    Zoé Dumais