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Black Coffee

DVD

A three-hour documentary series that traces the unique and volatile history of coffee.


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A three-hour documentary series that traces the unique and volatile history of coffee. From its discovery on an ancient Ethiopian hillside to its role as a contemporary elixir, coffee has dominated and moulded the economies, politics and social structures of entire countries. Part 1:The Irresistible Bean carries us back to coffee's origins in Ethiopia and it's triumphant spread over five continents, sparking revolution, controversy, creativity, business and slavery all along the way. Part 2:The Perfect Cup uses an elegant contemporary competition to elevate the quality of coffee in Brazil to frame a portrait of 19th century coffee fuelled oppression in Latin America. Part 3:The Perfect Cup heralds what some coffee experts have called 'the romantic age of coffee'. North Americans re-discover what their European counterparts have known all along: coffee is better when it's quality coffee, and the best place to find it is in the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of the cafe. Coffee is the second most traded legal commodity on Earth. Coffee provides a livelihood for 25 million people 100 million more depend on it for survival.
  • Genre
    Documentary
  • Format
    DVD
  • Brand Name
    Ovation Entertainment
  • Boxed Width
    13.6 cm
  • Boxed Length
    19.1 cm
  • Boxed Height
    1.5 cm
  • Product Code
    WCC100000000060234
  • Reference Number
    060234
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