Bling

Overview

For anyone who has dropped thousands on bling without giving so much as a second though as to where their flashy jewelry came from, the Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon, Paul Wall, and Tego Calderon take a trip to war-torn Sierra Leone to learn the true cost of materialistic excess. In the 1980s diamond jewelry became a stable of hip-hop culture, eventually evolving into a billion dollar industry. But what of the endless suffering endured by the miners, amputees, and child soldiers who have given life and limb for the ...
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Overview

For anyone who has dropped thousands on bling without giving so much as a second though as to where their flashy jewelry came from, the Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon, Paul Wall, and Tego Calderon take a trip to war-torn Sierra Leone to learn the true cost of materialistic excess. In the 1980s diamond jewelry became a stable of hip-hop culture, eventually evolving into a billion dollar industry. But what of the endless suffering endured by the miners, amputees, and child soldiers who have given life and limb for the "blood diamonds" that shimmer so lustrously under the brilliant lights which illuminate the stage?
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Special Features

Ishmael Bush, Best-Selling Author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier and Interviews With Kanye West, Big Daddy Kane, Jadakiss and Juelz Santana, BLING is Without Question One of the Most Poweful Films You Will Ever See.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/18/2007
  • UPC: 014381365429
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: Image Entertainment
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 66,699

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jadakiss
Raekwon
Paul Wall
Technical Credits
Raquel Cepeda Director, Screenwriter
Brad Abramson Executive Producer
Filippo Bozotti Producer
Rebecca Chaiklin Camera Operator, Producer
Nadia Hallgreen Camera Operator
Joel Hamburger Score Composer
Michael Hirschorn Executive Producer
J-Force Score Composer
John Kirby Editor
Irena Mihova Executive Producer
John Pirozzi Cinematographer
Shelly Tatro Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bling
1. Prologue [3:43]
2. Main Titles [2:16]
3. Going to Africa [11:31]
4. The Mother Land [3:09]
5. Hip Hop Saved My Life [3:51]
6. Local Artists' Story [8:49]
7. Koidu [8:40]
8. NaCWAC [4:15]
9. Refugee Camp [8:16]
10. Child Soldier [3:42]
11. Koidu Holdings [8:34]
12. Reunion in Freetown [5:02]
13. Kroobay [5:20]
14. One Extreme to the Other [5:15]
15. End Credits [4:17]
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Disc #1 -- Bling
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