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A short film telling the story of what happened to banana workers on the Los Alamos plantation in Ecuador when workers decided to organise and strike to gain basic labour rights. This unique eyewitness account of the strike and the response of the plantation owner, Ecuador's richest man. Running time 9 mins. Available in DVD format. English/Spanish. Also available online here.
A 26 minute video introduced by Mark Thomas, investigating the social and environmental conditions facing banana plantation workers and farmers in Latin America and the Caribbean. 'Bananas Unpeeled' also examines Fairtrade as a positive alternative for the future. Includes action ideas and teaching notes for Geography, Business Studies and Art.
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