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Unformatted text preview: Tim OBrien ITS 201-D Latin America-Text Analysis 4/27/11 Building Awareness for Ecuador The film crude, a 2009 Sundance film, exploits the damaged and toxic-stricken region in Ecuador to the world. Ecuador was once a fertile land with healthy waters and jungles. After dozens of oil spills and toxic dumping by Texaco, the region was destructed and stripped of its resources. The film was produced to support the innocent people in Ecuador who saw a sudden drop in their standard of living and human rights. Texaco, a multibillion dollar oil company, is thought to be at fault for the toxic waste in Ecuador. There are many things that the documentary film wants their audience to believe. First and foremost, the film wants the audience to know that the toxic destruction was Texacos fault. They want us to believe that the oil spills and oil dumping into pits were predetermined by Texaco. The company did an inadequate job of cleaning the waste, and handed it off to a local company, PetroEcuador, to deal...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course ITS 201 taught by Professor Copp during the Spring '07 term at Miami University.
- Spring '07