The Dominican Republic boasts a plenitude of natural resources, yet this abundance is rarely figured into projections of the country’s development. How can ordinary people – let alone big businesses – quantify “natural capital”? The Value of Life argues for an economics that figures in the ecosystems that allow us to survive. (In Spanish with English subtitles.)


Directed by Natasha Despotovic and Alexandra Tabar. Produced by Alexandra Tabar. Executive producer: Natasha Despotovic. 

The Value of Life (Valor Vital)

2015 DO 22 min
Festival Year: 2016
Types: Documentary, Short
Topic: Energy & Resources, Environmental Advocacy and Justice