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Diamonds and Rust

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 13 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Race & Ethnicity, Sociology
  • Director:Adi Barash, Ruthie Shatz

Synopsis

The Spirit of Namibia is a ship that, under contract from the De Beers diamond exporting concern, trawls the waters off the coast of South Africa, looking for gems that can be harvested for market. Filmmakers Adi Barash and Ruthie Shatz spent three months aboard the ship as the captain and crew searched for diamonds; during the voyage they found antagonism between the crew and the ship's security staff, strong racial tension between the South African management and the Namibian crew, unease among the...more

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