A DIFFERENT LOOK

Documentaries about people and their worlds

Lithium Mining in Portugal

A village on the barricades

A documentary by António Cascais

In cooperation with NDR and ARTE

TV premiere 12th of february 2020, 19.40, ARTE

Further broadcasts: 13th of february 2020, 12.15, ARTE

A small village in the Portuguese region "Trás-os-Montes" ("Behind the Mountains") is fighting against an apparently overwhelming opponent: the lithium lobby. The largest deposits of the coveted raw material are suspected in the region. There is a gold rush mood. The region's inhabitants fear the destruction of their home.

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