Death by Design

Death by Design
Sue Williams
USA | 2016 | 73 min.


Category: So-called Civilisation

The manufacture of laptops, mobiles and electronics overall is toxic. Aggressive chemicals lead to death from new types of cancer and birth defects in children. Manufacturers know this. They’ve been thwarting court trials and covering up information for 30 years. The poisons cannot be liquidated. They corrode containers, penetrate the air, and circle the world – harming all. This documentary systematically uncovers a problem of global proportions. It shows how things are exacerbated by inhumane conditions in Chinese factories, the methods used for “liquidating” old devices, and practices that force customers to buy new models. However, there are those who seek safe ways of dealing with electronics so they do not lead to fatal results.

 

What can we do? Become informed. The film’s website serves as a platform for further education. Take the E-cycling Quiz and find out things like how to save battery power. And don’t forget to sign the petition for safer and more sustainable products.

Projection

09. 03. 22:00 Svetozor - Large Hall Czech premiere Tickets
11. 03. 19:45 Lucerna - Small Hall Debate with guests Tickets
14. 03. 20:00 Municipal Library - Small Hall Debate with guests Tickets
15. 03. 22:00 Svetozor - Large Hall Tickets

Projekce v regionech

29. 03. 21:00 Brno: Praha in Brno - English screenings, Husova 18, Brno

Director

Sue Williams

Filmography:
The Mao Years: 1949-1976, 1994
China in Revolution: 1911-1949, 1989

Sales

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