Black Gold (2011 Nigerian film)

Black Gold is a 2011 drama film co-produced and directed by Jeta Amata. One local Niger Delta community's struggle against their own government and a multi-national oil corporation who has plundered their land and destroyed the environment. The film was reissued in 2012 with the title Black November, with 60% of the scenes reshot and additional scenes included to make the film "more current".[1]

Black Gold
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Directed byJeta Amata
Produced byWilson Ebyie
Suzanne DeLaurentiis
Written byJeta Amata
StarringBilly Zane
Tom Sizemore
Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Vivica A. Fox
Eric Roberts
Sarah Wayne Callies
Michael Madsen
Mbong Amata
Music byJoel Goffin
CinematographyJames M. Costello
Edited byLindsay Kent
Rock City Entertainment
Release date
  • March 26, 2011 (2011-03-26) (Palm Beach)
Running time
110 minutes


They hope to tell the story from the perspective of people who have lived through it. The people who have seen their land and rivers polluted by oil, the people that are struggling.


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  1. ^ Hoad, Phil (1 February 2012). "Is Jeta Amata Nollywood's gift to Hollywood?". Guardian Newspaper. The Guardian. Retrieved 30 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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