A SEASON OF FOUR FILMS
OCT 13th – Nov 24th 2016
THURS NOV 24th
Blood in the Mobile (2010) by Frank Poulsen, Q and A by Skype.
Documentary looking at illegal mining in the DR Congo of cassiterite, which is then processed in East Asia for use in mobile phones. Conditions are highly dangerous and many of the workers are children, not allowed out of the compound. The film has sought to change the conduct of Western companies regarding the industrial use of minerals of unknown origin.