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Video: Devil’s Gold

Roughly 300 miners a day climb two miles up Indonesia’s Kawah Ijen mountain and then descend more than 900 yards in their search for “devil’s gold.” This is one miner’s story of hard work, courage, and suffering all in the name of family.

directed by: alexander sworik and daniel agre
miner: selamat side
producer: ade darmawan
local guide: eko “Selvi” kurniawan

Running time: 4 minutes

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3 comments on “Video: Devil’s Gold

  1. Barbara Huntington
    November 29, 2021

    Well done cinematically and the story brings us back to the world outside our privilege bubble.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Jose A. Alcantara
    November 28, 2021

    Incredible! Thank you for sharing this.

    Liked by 2 people

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