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The history of sugar in Liverpool and the effects of the closure of the Tate & Lyle sugar refinery, Love Lane

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Sugar Film making: Cease and Desist

My film project Love Lane Lives was successfully premiered at the Tate Liverpool on October 30th 2007 and can now be viewed in its entirety on our website but what about the fate of two other sugar films, (and a TV soap series) that came out that same year which unlike our Boys and Girls from the Whitestuff, aroused blatant opposition and resistance from offended “sugar interests”? Bill Haney’s film “The Price of Sugar” narrated by Paul Newman, and Amy Serrano’s “Sugar Babies” are bitter sweet films dealing with abuses of human rights on sugar “bateyes” in the Dominican Republic that we feel demand the oxygen of publicity.

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Posted by Ron Noon in Beyond The Lane on Thursday, November 27th 2008

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