The Resource Colombia : Flowers for the Gringo, Network Ireland Television, (evideo)

Colombia : Flowers for the Gringo, Network Ireland Television, (evideo)

Label
Colombia : Flowers for the Gringo
Title
Colombia
Title remainder
Flowers for the Gringo
Statement of responsibility
Network Ireland Television
Title variation
Flowers for the Gringo
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As in the case of coffee, sugar, and other cultivated products, the floral industry would collapse without a steady supply of cheap labor. This program goes inside the world of Colombia's flower growers, in particular those who work the hardest for the lowest pay. Profiling two women with varying experiences, the film reveals both the tenuous nature of life on the industry's bottom rung - Hilda was fired after injuring her shoulder in the workplace - and the occasional ray of hope, as evidenced by Gloria's employer, who pays above the minimum wage. The program also features a union activist fighting an uphill battle to improve worker conditions, reminding viewers that human and corporate interests can rarely be tied into a pretty bouquet
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
10 & up
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Portions in Spanish with English subtitles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • Network Ireland Television
Runtime
25
Series statement
Fighting the Tide 3: Developing Nations and Globalization
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  • Cultural geography
  • Economic geography
  • Human ecology
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Social classes
  • Social ecology
  • Human geography
  • Wealth
  • Colombia
  • Latin America
Technique
live action
Label
Colombia : Flowers for the Gringo, Network Ireland Television, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=41925
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 01, 2010
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Women and Low Wages (4:21) -- Hardships on Women (3:05) -- Exploitation of Women (2:09) -- Trade Unions in Colombia (3:20) -- Price of Competition (2:23) -- Colombia's Flower Industry (2:33) -- Globalization and Flower Market (2:55) -- Injured Workers (1:32) -- Flowers: Symbols of Love and Devastation (1:44) -- Credits: Colombia: Flowers for the Gringo (0:42)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (25 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 41924s
  • 41925
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100041925
  • 100041925
  • (OCoLC)700417903
System details
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
  • Mode of access: Internet
Video recording format
other
Label
Colombia : Flowers for the Gringo, Network Ireland Television, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=41925
Publication
Note
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 01, 2010
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Women and Low Wages (4:21) -- Hardships on Women (3:05) -- Exploitation of Women (2:09) -- Trade Unions in Colombia (3:20) -- Price of Competition (2:23) -- Colombia's Flower Industry (2:33) -- Globalization and Flower Market (2:55) -- Injured Workers (1:32) -- Flowers: Symbols of Love and Devastation (1:44) -- Credits: Colombia: Flowers for the Gringo (0:42)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (25 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 41924s
  • 41925
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100041925
  • 100041925
  • (OCoLC)700417903
System details
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
  • Mode of access: Internet
Video recording format
other

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