A documentary about the devastating economic ripple effected by the closure of the DRD gold mine in the town of Stilfontein in South Africa. Abandoned by their employers and the government, the unions and local residents came together to avert a food crisis.

Produced by Heinrich Böhmke of Xalanga Peak Productions.
Co directed by Aoibheann O’Sullivan and Heinrich Böhmke.

“Skeleton Coast” courtesy of Nibs Van der Spuy,
from the album “Lines of my Face” © 1999 Greenhouse Music
“Hoekom” courtesy of Disselblom, from the album “Goud en Marog” © 2004 Geblikte Afrikaans.
Additional Stills:
Reint Dykema
Links on youtube:
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eaA9DUvef0
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruCS4j9CC1E
Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvwMFDejPxY

Part 2:

Part 3: