This educational film examines the impacts of large-scale resort and vacation home developments along Costa Rica's Pacific Coast, as well as cruise ship arrivals. Through interviews with community members, government and park officials, tour guides, hoteliers, activists, and experts, the film portrays the challenges that coastal communities are facing over water, beach access, land ownership, protection of mangroves, and more.
Produced and directed by award-winning filmmakers Charlene Music and Peter Jordan, this film was commissioned by the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) and Fundación Corcovado to further public understanding and discussion around different models of coastal tourism.
This film is available for download in English and Spanish. Selected your preferred language from the dropdown menu before adding to your cart.
Release Year: 2013
Length: 34 minutes