Big Men

PBS Premiere: Aug. 25, 2014Check the broadcast schedule »

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Big Men
Visit the film's website for more details about the film, including reviews and interviews with the director.

Original Online Content on POV
To enhance the broadcast, POV has produced an interactive website to enable viewers to explore the film in greater depth. The Big Menwebsite -- -- offers a streaming video trailer for the film; an interview with filmmaker; a list of related websites, articles and books; a downloadable discussion guide; and special features.


Africa Centre for Energy Policy
This website provides information on the latest developments in Ghana's oil and gas sector, including detailed information on how much money the country is receiving from oil revenues and how it is being spent.

This is the official web portal of the Ghanaian government.

Ghana National Petroleum Corporation
This website provides history and current information on Ghana's agreements with oil companies to develop its petroleum resources.

This site offers a 2010 report on the corruption investigation from the perspective of the Mills administration. A counterpoint is available from ModernGhana at

Kosmos Energy
The official Kosmos Energy site includes general information about the corporation, including earnings reports and its operations in Ghana.

Open Society Foundations: Covering Oil: A Reporter's Guide to Energy and Development
Designed for journalists covering oil issues, this guide provides a comprehensive overview of the global oil industry. It was developed by the Open Society Institute's Revenue Watch program and Initiative for Policy Development.

Oxfam America
The Oxfam America website provides information about oil, gas and mining issues in Ghana and other resource-rich but poor developing countries.

Public Interest and Accountability Committee, Republic of Ghana
This is the website of a committee that conducts independent assessments and publishes annual and semi-annual reports on the management of oil revenues in Ghana.

Transparency International
This group's website offers information about corruption around the world and ways to get involved in the issues.

U.S. Department of Justice: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
The U.S. Department of Justice website offers comprehensive information on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

U.S. Energy Information Administration
This website provides charts and graphs depicting global and country-specific oil consumption over time.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
This government website offers information about U.S. laws and regulations, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the Dodd-Frank Act.