The Film

Affiche du film Mirages d'un Eldorado

Mirage of El Dorado leads us far into the Andes of northern Chile, where a pitched battle takes place between a farming community and mining giants like Canada's Barrick Gold and its Pascua Lama project. The good, the bad and the powerful play for keeps in our political cowboy flick where radically different views of development collide.



Festival des Films du Monde de Montréal 2008

Grand Prize 2008 -- 26th Festival International du Film d’Environnement 2008 in Paris.

Grand Prize (Premio Festival) 2009 -- 7th Festival Internacional de Cine Digital de Vina del Mar

Festival du film de Sept-Îles 2009

Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois 2009

Festival de films de Portneuf sur l'environnement

Green Film Festival in Seoul

DOXA Documentary Film Festival

Festival Résistances

Cinemaissi 2009, Festival de cine latinoamericano y caribeño - Finlandia

FIDADOC, Agadir, Morocco

The film received financial assistance from the Ministère du patrimoine canadien | Department of Canadian Heritage, Canada Feature Film Fund and Telefilm Canada (Alternative Distribution Networks Program).


  • Mirage of El Dorado (El Dorado, la Sed de Oro)

    Presented in French on DocsPlus at Télé-Québec:
    -- Sunday, May 23, 2010 @ 20h00
    -- 2nd presentation : Monday, May 24, 2010 @ 23h25.

  • Chile: Screenings in several Chilean cities in 2009 organized by the Observatorio Latinoamericano de Conflictos Ambientales (OLCA)
  • Download the press kit and photos
  • For more information or interviews contact Malcolm Guy at mguy[at] or telephone +1514 842-4047

The Trailer

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