The film received two awards at the Sundance Film Festival and is scheduled for theatrical release later this year. But Elizabeth Bohart's main interest isn't so much box-office records as the documentary's impact on the world.
Since losing a $19 billion judgment in an Ecuadorean court three years ago, Chevron has drawn the condemnation of human rights and environmental activists by refusing to pay anything in fines or accept blame for polluting the Ecuadorean rain forest.
The lawsuit represents another round of disagreement between Nebraska agriculture officials and the Humane Society of the United States, which has called for humane practices in the livestock industry in general.
Seven men who have helped drive Omaha's growth and commercial development — a few bankers, apartment developers, a lawyer and a builder — have been selected as the newest members of the Commercial Real Estate Summit Hall of Fame.
The Nebraska Public Service Commission took possession of grain at elevators in Pierce, Foster and Randolph, Neb., Wednesday after Pierce Elevator Inc. surrendered its warehouse and grain dealer licenses because it lost its line of operating credit.