*Director Tommy Haines & Executive Producer Tom Haines Attending*
From the Minnesota-based filmmaking team that brought us the 2008 Festival hit Pond Hockey. 500 years have passed since the conquistadors sailed, but the fever for gold persists. Gold Fever witnesses the arrival of the global economy to formerly remote San Miguel Ixtahuacán where a new mine has turned the town on its head. Caught in the crosshairs of a worldwide frenzy for gold, three people defend their ancestral lands in the face of long odds, and grave consequences.