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The Coal Miner's Day

Every day hundreds of men risk life and limb going down into the Buzhanska mine in the Ukraine to mine coal with rusty old tools from the Soviet era.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 80 minutes

Death By Design

Death By Design: The Dirty Secret of our Digital Addiction investigates the electronics industry and reveals how even the smallest devices have deadly environmental and health costs.

Global Environmental Justice | 2017 | 73 minutes

A Decent Factory

Can multinationals make an ethical profit? This film finds out as it follows Nokia's new "ethical management consultant" on a trip to a supplier factory in China.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 79 minutes

Dong

The great filmmaker Jia Zhangke travels with acclaimed painter Liu Xiaodong to Thailand where they meet workers in the throes of social turmoil.

dGenerate Films | 2012 | 70 minutes

Dying for Gold

The story of 120 years of gold mining and racial capitalism leads to disease and extreme poverty which endures into the present.

Icarus Films | 2019 | 98 minutes

Gold's Lethal Toll in Indonesia

Spotlights the alarming global rise of mercury pollution of air, water, and soil as well as severe disabilities, diseases, and death attributed to mercury poisoning in developing communities involved in small-scale gold mining, one of the major sources of mercury pollution worldwide.

Global Environmental Justice | 2015 | 7 minutes

The Miners' Hymns

The ill-fated coal mining communities in North East England are the subject of this inspired documentary by multi-media artist Bill Morrison. Music by Johann Johannsson.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes

Outcry and Whisper

A political manifesto for the resistance of women, be they workers, intellectuals or militants, in China and Hong Kong.

dGenerate Films | 2020 | 100 minutes

Plastic China

Reveals the unsafe conditions in which adults and children alike toil, as they seek to eke out a basic living by processing toxic plastic waste products.

Global Environmental Justice | 2016 | 82 minutes

Plastic China (selected excerpts)

If time is short these four excerpts from Plastic China could be assigned for viewing or shown in class.  Total running time is 35 minutes.
  This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2016 | 35 minutes